new vs ancient vs old
- in use after medieval times
- used of a living language; being the current stage in its development
When the new foods that came from the Americas - peppers, summer squash and especially tomatoes - took hold in the region, a number of closely related dishes were born, including what we call ratatouille - and a man from La Mancha calls pisto, an Ikarian Greek calls soufiko and a Turk calls turlu.
I badly wanted the job, but knew that my age would probably tell against me.
We had engaged a very nice mare and stanhope, which we knew we could depend upon, when, the day before the race, the chestnut was declared lame, and not a presentable four-legged animal was to be hired in
- very old
- belonging to times long past especially of the historical period before the fall of the Western Roman Empire
- a very old person
- a person who lived in ancient times
The pictures show squares within squares - the water-holding depressions that in ancient times made the gardens fruitful.
The second section of an ancient Greco - Roman letter was prayer or a word of thanks.
It shows fractured blocks of ancient sedimentary rock separated by recent sand dunes.