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Origin of philately
OTHER WORDS FROM philatelyphil·a·tel·ic [fil-uh-tel-ik], /ˌfɪl əˈtɛl ɪk/, phil·a·tel·i·cal, adjectivephil·a·tel·i·cal·ly, adverbphi·lat·e·list [fi-lat-l-ist], /fɪˈlæt l ɪst/, noun
Example sentences from the Web for philately
It may have been an error but it troubled no one but the philatelist.
Yet in the American Philatelist for June, 1888, we find an attempted defence of them.
He was no mean authority on old prints and books, was also a keen philatelist, and was blessed with a remarkable memory.The Blocking of Zeebrugge|Alfred F. B. Carpenter
The philatelist is found in every civilized country, and the collection of postage stamps, used and unused, grows apace.Chats on Household Curios|Fred W. Burgess
According to the Philatelist it will exchange for three blue Amadei or a '67 Khedive, obliterated.Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe|Eugne Brieux