Top Ten Archaic WordsArchaic Words are words that have no use in the modern age but did have significant use back in the medieval ages. It's not recommend to use them in everyday conversations or in the internet, hence the name "archaic". Unless you're writing a medieval-based fiction or non-fiction, here are some archaic words to consider using. Just an idea.
Means "mind the water" from the French phrase "garde a l'eau" or "Prenez garde a l'eau" (beware of the water). Back in the medieval ages, people would shout this phrase out to warn people passing if they're dumping down waste from chamber pots coming from the windows above the upper floors. Hygiene is often ignored at that time.
From the Latin word "armipotens" meaning powerful in battle.
Don't confuse this word with "smart". Brainish actually means being impulsive or it could mean passionate.
Borrowed from the Latin word "caligo" meaning gloom, darkness. It may be also be borrowed from the middle french word "caligineux"
You might associate this word with using two hands at first, but this word is actually used to call out people who are deemed distrustful. This is a clever word if you want to banter with someone who's two-handed.
It's just like the word "wade" which means walking through water or mud, but in this archaic term you drag your feet through the mud.
This is an older version of the word "rambling"
An old word for making a frown as if you're pissed off.
Means earlier than usual, as in waking up earlier than your usual routine.
Means "pray thee". Basically an archaic version of the word "please"
Someone who buys and sell rare books.
This is simply to describe authorship, or used as a compliment of how good an author is.
A kite that flies in the 3rd depths of the hells (nah just kidding.) Hellkite is used to describe someone as cruel.
This is an old term for describing someone as joyful.
Basically an archaic plural term of eyes.
Another old term to describe something large.
Another saying of the word "formerly" as in before time.
Older archaic version of the word "help".
An older word for a male servant. It is also used as a fancier word for a male lover.
Archaic term of the word "bully".
Archaic word for "across".
An archaic word for "do"
This is an old word to describe something you find that's visually appealing