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Antiquarian definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ANTIQUA'RIAN, a. Pertaining to antiquaries, or to antiquity. As a noun, this is used for antiquary.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or relating to persons who study or deal in antiques or antiquities
2: of or relating to antiques or antiquities n
1: an expert or collector of antiquities [syn: antiquary, antiquarian, archaist]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Date: 1610 one who collects or studies antiquities II. adjective Date: 1771 1. of or relating to antiquarians or antiquities 2. dealing in old or rare books antiquarianism noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. --adj. 1 of or dealing in antiques or rare books. 2 of the study of antiquities. --n. an antiquary. Derivatives: antiquarianism n. Etymology: see ANTIQUARY

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Antiquarian An`ti*qua"ri*an, a. [See Antiquary]. Pertaining to antiquaries, or to antiquity; as, antiquarian literature.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Antiquarian An`ti*qua"ri*an, n. 1. An antiquary. 2. A drawing paper of large size. See under Paper, n.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(antiquarians) 1. Antiquarian means concerned with old and rare objects. ...an antiquarian bookseller. ...antiquarian and second-hand books. ADJ: ADJ n 2. An antiquarian is the same as an antiquary. N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. n. Antiquary, archaeologian, archaeologist. II. a. Archaeological.

Moby Thesaurus

Jonathan Oldbuck, Miniver Cheevy, Pre-Raphaelite, antiquary, antique collector, antique dealer, antique-car collector, archaeological, archaeologist, archaist, classicist, dryasdust, eolithic, laudator temporis acti, medievalist, neolithic, paleolithic, paleological



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