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stamp-collector

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A collector or receiver of stamp-duties.
  • n. One who collects postage- or revenue-stamps as articles of interest or curiosity; a philatelist.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • We first meet Jackie, who timidly walks into a stamp-collector store with a set of collected stamps which have been in her family for years.

    Buzzine » Stamping Out ‘Mauritius’

  • From 23.01.2008 begins School stamp-collector exhibition.

    Stamp exhibition in the manicipality

  • When I can't think of anything in particular I want to listen to on the subway for my morning commute, I ask Miss Pod to play a random selection of songs that I haven't yet heard, an easy task since my accumulation of music is more vociferous than my listening to it (the juvenile stamp-collector retains his habits).

    Walking after Midnight

  • This feat of memory is, moreover, no hardship at all, for the enthusiasm of the normal stamp-collector is so potent that its proprietor has only to stand by and let it do all the work.

    The Joyful Heart

  • If a man is a religious lunatic, or a vegetarian, he is sure to be touched in some other department as well; he will be an anti-vivisectionist, a nutfooder, costume-maniac, stamp-collector, or a spiritualist into the bargain.

    South Wind

  • Jacobite, a hater of false hair and of all collective action to stamp out hydrophobia, a stamp-collector, an engager of lady-helps instead of servants, an amateur reciter and skirt dancer, an owner of a lock of

    The Prophet of Berkeley Square

  • At each threat of exposure, and in particular whenever I was directly challenged for an opinion, I made haste to fill the butler's glass, and by the time we had got to the exchanges, he was in a condition in which no stamp-collector need be seriously feared.

    The Wrecker

  • Dr. France was a stamp-collector, a player -- indifferent -- on the cornet, a rabid Tory, and a person who could never be trusted to deal faithfully and on C.O.S. principles with tramps and "undesirables."

    Delia Blanchflower

  • Genealogy is fun, in a geeky stamp-collector kind of way, but for the overenthusiastic it can also be very misleading.

    Sketchy Thoughts

  • White liberals Jewish or Congregationalist or stamp-collector are not particularly interested in being honored for their selflessness.

    Editorials from Hell's leading daily newspaper

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