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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 an·tique /(ˌ)ænˈtik/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·tique a.
 1. Old; ancient; of genuine antiquity; as, an antique statue. In this sense it usually refers to the flourishing ages of Greece and Rome.
    For the antique world excess and pride did hate.   --Spenser.
 2. Old, as respects the present age, or a modern period of time; of old fashion; antiquated; as, an antique robe. Antique words.”
 3. Made in imitation of antiquity; as, the antique style of Thomson's “Castle of Indolence.”
 4. Odd; fantastic. [In this sense, written antic.]
 Syn: -- Ancient; antiquated; obsolete; antic; old-fashioned; old. See Ancient.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·tique n.  In general, anything very old; but in a more limited sense, a relic or object of ancient art; collectively, the antique, the remains of ancient art, as busts, statues, paintings, and vases.
    Misshapen monuments and maimed antiques.   --Byron.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age;
             "the beautiful antique French furniture"
      2: out of fashion; "a suit of rather antique appearance";
         "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas" [syn: demode,
          ex, old-fashioned, old-hat(p), outmoded, passe,
      3: belonging to or lasting from times long ago; "age-old
         customs"; "the antique fear that days would dwindle away
         to complete darkness" [syn: age-old]
      n 1: an elderly man [syn: old-timer, oldtimer, gaffer, old
      2: any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like
         produced in a former period and valuable because of its
         beauty or rarity
      v 1: shop for antiques; "We went antiquing on Saturday"
      2: give an antique appearance to; "antique furniture" [syn: antiquate]