ANTIQUITY, n. A kind of leather, probably.
Beated and chopped with tanned antiquity.
2007 Update: The period of classical philosophy, music and architecture before The Gong Show was cancelled.
Happy birthday to the neveraging Neva!
**ADDENDUM** 'Tis better to be mocked by a genius than admired by fools, though less profitable. Y'all lookie here.