antiquary (plural antiquaries)
- A person who is knowledgeable of, or who collects antiques; an antiquarian.
- An aficionado or student of antiquities, ancient artifacts, historic sites, ancient writings, or things of the past.
a person who is knowledgeable of, or who collects antiques; an antiquarian
antiquary (not comparable)
- 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: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act II, scene iii]:
- Instructed by the antiquary times.