the collection and study of picture postcards

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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 — This article is about the practice of collecting postcards. For postcards themselves, see Postcard. A postcard collection Deltiology (from Greek δελτίον, deltion, diminutive of δέλτος, deltos, writing tablet, letter ; and λογί …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • deltiology — deltiological /del tee euh loj i keuhl/, adj. deltiologist, n. /del tee ol euh jee/, n. the hobby of collecting post cards. [1945 50; < Gk deltí(on), dim. of déltos writing tablet + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • deltiology — noun /ˌdɛltɪˈɒləʤɪ/ The study and collection of postcards …   Wiktionary

  • deltiology — del·ti·ol·o·gy …   English syllables

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

  • deltiology —   n. hobby of collecting post cards …   Dictionary of difficult words

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

  • Postcard — For the computer diagnostic tool, see POST card. For the record label, see Postcard Records. For the song by The Huntingtons, see Self Titled Album (The Huntingtons album). For the 2010 Japanese film, see Postcard (film). Example of a court card …   Wikipedia

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