antiquarianism


adjective

  1. pertaining to antiquaries or to the study of antiquities.
  2. of, dealing in, or interested in old or rare books.

noun

  1. an antiquary.
  2. a size of drawing and writing paper, 31 × 53 or 29 × 52 inches.

adjective

  1. concerned with the study of antiquities or antiques

noun

  1. the largest size of handmade drawing paper, 53 × 31 inches
  2. a less common name for antiquary
n.

“one who studies or is fond of antiquities,” c.1600, from Latin antiquarius “pertaining to antiquity,” from antiquus (see antique (adj.)) + -an. As an adjective from 1771.

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