By John Donne

If in his studie he hath so much care
To'hang all old strange things, let his wife beware.

An"ti*qua*ry (#), a. [L. antiquarius, fr. antiquus ancient. See Antique.]

Pertaining to antiquity.

[R.] "Instructed by the antiquary times."



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An"ti*qua*ry, n.; pl. Antiquaries (#).

One devoted to the study of ancient times through their relics, as inscriptions, monuments, remains of ancient habitations, statues, coins, manuscripts, etc.; one who searches for and studies the relics of antiquity.


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