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archaist (s) (noun), archaists (pl)
1. An individual who studies very old things: Jim's uncle is an archaist who goes to all the antique stores he can find and does research on the items he collects.
2. A person who utilizes old-fashioned terms and expressions in language: Susan was an archaist who somehow had an affinity towards interesting and outdated words and used them everyday when talking to her family and friends!
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