deltiology and deltiologist

deltiology and deltiologist
   Deltiology is the collecting of picture postcards. A deltiologist is a collector of them. Short of framing them, a preferred means of storing and displaying postcards is in polypropylene sheet protectors.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • deltiology — ☆ deltiology [del΄tē äl′ə jē ] n. the collection and study of postcards, usually as a hobby deltiologist n …   English World dictionary

  • deltiology — /dɛltiˈɒlədʒi/ (say deltee oluhjee) noun the collection and study of postcards. {Greek deltion, diminutive of deltos writing tablet + logy} –deltiologist, noun …  

  • deltiology — n. the collecting and study of postcards. Derivatives: deltiologist n. Etymology: Gk deltion dimin. of deltos writing tablet + LOGY …   Useful english dictionary

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