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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Antic

AN'TIC, adjective [Latin antiquus.] Odd' fanciful; as, antic tricks.

AN'TIC, noun

1. A buffoon or merry Andrew; one that practices odd gesticulations.

2. Odd appearance; fanciful figures.

3. In architecture, sculpture and painting, such pieces as were made by the ancients; usually written antique, and pronounced anteek, but without any good reason.

AN'TIC, verb transitive To make antic