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museum piece

noun

Simple Definition of museum piece

  • : a valuable object that is in a museum or that is suitable for a museum

  • : something or someone that is very old or old-fashioned

Full Definition of museum piece

  1. 1 :  something preserved in or suitable for a museum

  2. 2 :  one that is out-of-date :  a thing of the past

Examples of museum piece

  1. That old computer will soon be a museum piece.

  2. <that old wooden ironing board she uses is a museum piece>



1901

First Known Use of museum piece

1901


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