There was one daunting, archaic elevator, and a flight of stairs with no lights.
I admired their bejeweled medals and dazzling crowns and archaic castles.
This twisted defense of colonialism is as repulsive as it is supremacist and archaic.
1810, from or by influence of French archaique (1776), ultimately from Greek arkhaikos "old-fashioned," from arkhaios "ancient," from arkhe "beginning" (see archon). Archaical is attested from 1799.