What does ANCIENT DEED mean?

ANCIENT DEED meaning in Law Dictionary

deed three decades old and shown to originate from an effective custody and achieving nothing suspicious about any of it is an "ancient deed" and may also be admitted in proof without proof of its execution. Havens v. Seashore Land Co., 47 N. J. Eq. 305. 20 Atl. 497; Davis v. Wood. 101 Mo. 17. 01 S. W. 095