ANTIQUE meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary.
We have an antique clock on our mantelpiece. We went to a sale of antique furniture and bought an oak chest. So when did you start collecting antique glass? The museum houses the biggest collection of antique toys in Europe.
Antique Definition of Antique by Merriam-Webster.
2 a: being in the style or fashion of former times antique manners and graces. b: made in or representative of the work of an earlier period antique mirrors also: being an antique. 3: selling or exhibiting antiques an antique show.
There the cause of death was soon ascertained; the victim of this daring outrage had been stabbed to death from ear to ear with a long, sharp instrument, in shape like an antique stiletto, which was subsequently found under the cushions of the hansom.
Antique - Wikipedia.
This chop is visible as a piece of red sealing wax that bears the government chop to verify the date of the antique. The government of the People's' Republic of China has its own definitions of what it considers antique.