What does the word antiquary mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: noun

  • One who collects, examines, or deals in ancient objects, as coins, etc.

Usage examples for antiquary

  1. These two portions of the Temple Church, indeed, when compared together, present features of peculiar interest to the architect and the antiquary. – The History of the Knights Templars, the Temple Church, and the Temple by Charles G. Addison
  2. In these diggings the shrewd antiquary digs for those precious tear- bottles of my ancestors. – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani