Definitions

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  • adj. Deviating from the proper order of time.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Deviating from the proper order of time.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Deviating from the proper order of time; erroneously dated.

Etymologies

anti- +‎ chronical (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When I stand among these mighty Leviathan skeletons, skulls, tusks, jaws, ribs, and vertebrae, all characterized by partial resemblances to the existing breeds of sea-monsters; but at the same time bearing on the other hand similar affinities to the annihilated antichronical Leviathans, their incalculable seniors;

    Moby Dick: or, the White Whale

  • When I stand among these mighty Leviathan skeletons, skulls, tusks, jaws, ribs, and vertebrae, all characterized by partial resemblances to the existing breeds of sea-monsters; but at the same time bearing on the other hand similar affinities to the annihilated antichronical

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • Likewise, by way of preliminary, I desire to remind the reader, that while in the earlier geological strata there are found the fossils of monsters now almost completely extinct; the subsequent relics discovered in what are called the Tertiary formations seem the connecting, or at any rate intercepted links, between the antichronical creatures, and those whose remote posterity are said to have entered the Ark; all the Fossil Whales hitherto discovered belong to the Tertiary period, which is the last preceding the superficial formations.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

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