Antiquary

  • 1 Antiquary — An ti*qua*ry, a. [L. antiquarius, fr. antiquus ancient. See {Antique}.] Pertaining to antiquity. [R.] Instructed by the antiquary times. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 Antiquary — An ti*qua*ry, n.; pl. {Antiquaries}. One devoted to the study of ancient times through their relics, as inscriptions, monuments, remains of ancient habitations, statues, coins, manuscripts, etc.; one who searches for and studies the relics of… …

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  • 3 antiquary — [an′ti kwer΄ē] n. pl. antiquaries [L antiquarius < antiquus: see ANTIQUE] a person who collects or studies relics and ancient works of art …

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  • 4 antiquary — [[t]æ̱ntɪkwəri, AM kweri[/t]] antiquaries N COUNT An antiquary is a person who studies the past, or who collects or buys and sells old and valuable objects. Syn: antiquarian …

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  • 5 antiquary — noun (plural quaries) Date: 1586 antiquarian …

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  • 6 antiquary — /an ti kwer ee/, n., pl. antiquaries. 1. an expert on or student of antiquities. 2. a collector of antiquities. [1555 65; < L antiquarius a student of the past, equiv. to antiqu(us) ancient, old (see ANTIQUE) + arius ARY] * * * …

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  • 7 antiquary — noun A person who is knowledgeable of, or who collects antiques; an antiquarian. See Also: antic, ancient, antiquated, antique, antiquity …

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  • 8 antiquary — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. archaeologist, historian, student of the past …

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  • 9 antiquary — an·ti·quar·y || æntɪkwÉ™rɪ n. one who studies or collects antiquities …

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  • 10 antiquary — n. See antiquarian …

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  • 11 antiquary — n 1. antiquarian, archaist, paleologist, archaeologist; classicist, medievalist; dryasdust. 2. antiquer, antique dealer; curator, curatrix, collector …

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  • 12 antiquary — an·ti·quary …

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  • 13 antiquary — See: antiquarian II …

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  • 14 antiquary — an•ti•quar•y [[t]ˈæn tɪˌkwɛr i[/t]] n. pl. quar•ies 1) an expert on or student of antiquities 2) a collector of antiquities • Etymology: 1555–65; < L antīquārius=antīqu(us) ancient, old (see antique) + ārius ary …

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  • 15 antiquary — /ˈæntəkwəri / (say antuhkwuhree) noun (plural antiquaries) an expert on ancient things; a student or collector of antiquities. {Latin antīquārius of antiquity} …

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  • 16 antiquary — n. (pl. ies) a student or collector of antiques or antiquities. Etymology: L antiquarius f. antiquus ancient …

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  • 17 The Antiquary — For other uses, see The Antiquary (disambiguation). The Antiquary   …

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  • 18 Ghost Stories of an Antiquary — Infobox Book | name = Ghost Stories of an Antiquary title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = M. R. James illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Horror short stories… …

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  • 19 The Antiquary (play) — The Antiquary is a Caroline era stage play, a comedy written by Shackerley Marmion. It was acted in the 1634 ndash;36 period by Queen Henrietta s Men at the Cockpit Theatre, and first published in 1641. The Antiquary has been succinctly described …

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  • 20 Joseph Strutt (engraver and antiquary) — Joseph Strutt (born 1749 in Chelmsford, Essex; died 1802) was an English engraver and antiquary.Joseph Strutt, engraver, artist, antiquary and author, was born at Chelmsford in 1749. In 1770 he became a student of the Royal Academy, and in the… …

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