[ UK /ˈæntɪkwəɹi/ ]
  1. an expert or collector of antiquities
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How To Use antiquary In A Sentence

  • In all three segments, the Church is the resident to monks–men of antiquary, who live monastic lives preserving memorized knowledge to duplicate them in a time when such actions are more tolerable to the population. A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr. – review
  • He is commemorated by a gilded bronze effigy in his chapel in St Mary's, Warwick, and an illustrated panegyric by the Warwickshire antiquary John Rous.
  • I want to live to excess! cries Balzac's hero, Raphael de Valentin, as he clutches the magic shagreen, or ass's skin, that will prolong his life of dissipation and pleasure, according to the antiquary who gives it to him. Decadent Writing Of the 19th Century
  • We went to an antiquary dealer and set it in a band based on a Roman children's ring. Jewelry Designer Temple St. Clair
  • For my own part, nevertheless, I can not say that this tit-bit was at all an agreeable one in the mouth; however pleasant to the sight of an antiquary, or to the nose of an epicure in nautical fragrancies. Redburn. His First Voyage
  • He was with difficulty appeased, but I saw he never forgot the dead horse, any more than the Antiquary's nephew the "phoca or seal. The Autobiography of Liuetenant-General Sir Harry Smith, Baronet of Aliwal on the Sutlej, G. C. B.
  • The antiquary, that is, the hostler of the posthouse at Spoleto, tells you that his town repulsed the victorious enemy, and shows you the gate still called _Porta di The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 2
  • The researches of our late learned antiquary detected in this Walter, the descendant of Allan, the son of The Monastery
  • Daniel Wray is the aforementioned antiquary, a fellow of the Royal Society and of the Society of Antiquaries.
  • Among the ruins of interest to the antiquary are the remains of Augustinian and The Sunny Side of Ireland How to see it by the Great Southern and Western Railway
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