What does antiquary mean?

antiquary meaning in General Dictionary

One specialized in the study of old times through their particular relics as inscriptions monuments stays of old habitations statues coins manuscripts etc a person who looks for and researches the relics of antiquity

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  • Pertaining to antiquity
  • an expert or collector of antiquities
  • Pertaining to antiquity.
  • One devoted to the research of ancient times through their relics, as inscriptions, monuments, stays of old habitations, statues, coins, manuscripts, etc.; one who pursuit of and studies the relics of antiquity.

antiquary meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Pertaining to antiquity.

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  • (n.) One dedicated to the research of ancient times through their particular relics, as inscriptions, monuments, remains of ancient habitations, statues, coins, manuscripts, etc.; one that searches for and researches the relics of antiquity.

Sentence Examples with the word antiquary

But if he be estimated apart from his position as the head of a great party, it must be considered that he was more a theological antiquary than a theologian.

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