The spade and plough of the husbandman are constantly disinterring relics of high value to the antiquary and numismatist.
The antiquary is a collector; the antiquarian a student or writer.
Hence the antiquary Oldys is incorrect in stating that the use of coffee in England was first known in 1657.
Barritt, the antiquary, made a drawing of it, which has been engraved.
Here we happen upon a church which, though restored about thirty years ago, retains many points of interest to the antiquary.
To be an antiquary is one thing, and to be an antiquarian romancer is another.
With the map before him, he will scarce allow the sun to set in the east, as it does in The antiquary.
Butler, poetical remains of, discovered by the antiquary Thyer, 326.
He was called later by scholars, "the antiquary and Apelles of our time."
I would have got it for twenty-pence if an antiquary who knew its value had not been there and opposed me.