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having existed since before the time of legal memory (formerly fixed at 1189). See further ANCIENT DOCUMENTS, ACQUISITIVE PRESCRIPTION.

ANCIENT. Something old, which by age alone has acquired some force; as ancient lights, ancient writings.

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