antiquary (plural antiquaries)

  1. A person who is knowledgeable of, or who collects antiques; an antiquarian.
  2. An aficionado or student of antiquities, ancient artifacts, historic sites, ancient writings, or things of the past.
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antiquary (not comparable)

  1. Relating to antiquity.
    • c. 1602, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Troylus and Cressida”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act II, scene iii]:
      Instructed by the antiquary times.

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