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  • n  an expert or collector of antiquities

  • The "El" that protected this enclave like a leaky umbrella was a symbol of that way of life; its antiquary, interpreter and poet was a sometime newspaperman named John McNulty.
  • Homer he calls "as muddled an antiquary as Walter Scott.
  • Thus last week when two Senators proposed that members lay their financial affairs naked before the world, the club's leading antiquary, Everett Dirksen, rose up in Dickensian .

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