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antiquary


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Antiquary  \An"ti*qua*ry\,  a.  [L.  antiquarius  fr  antiquus 
  ancient.  See  {Antique}.] 
  Pertaining  to  antiquity.  [R.]  ``Instructed  by  the  antiquary 
  times.''  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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  antiquity. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  antiquary 
  n  :  an  expert  or  collector  of  antiquities  [syn:  {antiquarian}] 




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