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modified by the influence and somewhat two-the Palæolithic and Neolithic. (See similar meaning of gaze.

estate as much as satisfies his claim, and is See AGHAST.) these words.) The word age in this sense thus said to be agent and patient. Gazing with astonishment.

has no reference to the lapse of time, but Agential (á-jen'shal), a, Pertaining to an The French exclaim'd the devil was in arms; simply denotes the stage at which a people agent or agency.

Au the whole army stood agased on him. Shak. has arrived in its progress towards civiliza- | Agentshipt (ä'jent-ship), n. The office of Age (aj), n. [Fr. age; 0.Fr. eage, and edage, tion. There are tribes yet in their stone an agent; agency. Beau. & Fl. age, through rustic or L.L. ætaticum, from age. Neither do the more primitive imple- Ageratum (a-jér'a-tum), n. (Gr. a, without, L. ætas, ætatis, an abbrev. of cevitas, from ments necessarily disappear on the appear free from, and geras, geratos, old age.} A cevum, life-tiine, age, which word is really ance of those of a more advanced stage, genus of plants, nat, order Compositæ. A. the same as the Gr. ai(Son, life-time, stone implements being yet to some extent mexicanum is a well-known flower-border eternity, and allied to aei, ever; Skr. ay, in

employed in Britain. The phrase Stone annual, 14 foot high, with dense lavenderdyus, life, and also to E. aye. Eternal is Age, therefore, merely marks the period blue heads, which keep their colour long. also from ævum.] 1. A period of time re before the use of bronze, and Bronze Age Ageustia (a-güs'ti-a), n. [Gr. a, priv., and presenting the whole or a part of the dura

that before the employment of iron, among geuomai, to taste.] In med, a defect or loss tion of any individual thing or being; the any specific people. -SYN. Time, period, of taste, often seen in colds and fevers, or time during which an individual has existed generation, date, era, epoch, maturity, ripe from palsy of the tongue. or may exist; as, the age of a man; the age ness.

Aggelation (a-jel-a'shon),n. (L.L. aggelatio, of a plant; the age of the world, or of a Age (áj), v.i. To grow old; to assume the aggelationis-L. ag for ad, to, and gelo, gelarock; my age is twenty years.

appearance of old age; as, he ages rapidly. tum, to freeze, from gelu, ice.) Concretion Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age.

I am aging; that is, I have a whitish, or rather a

of a fuid into ice. Sir T. Browne. Luke iii. 23

light-coloured hair here and there. Landor. Aggeneration 1 (a-jen'èr-a"shon), n. [L. ag 2. The latter part of life or long-continued Age (āj), v.t. To leave to the influence of

for ad, to, and E. generation.) The state of duration; the lapse of time, especially as time; to bring to maturity, or to a state fit

becoming absorbed in and so as to form affecting a person's physical powers; the for use; to give the character of age or ripe- Agger (aj'èr), n. [L., from ad, to, and gero,

part of another substance. Sir T. Browne. state of being old; oldness.

ness to; as, to age wine; to age clay, &c.

Aged (āj'ed), a. The eyes of Israel were dim for age. Gen. xlviii. 10.

1. Old; having lived long;

to carry. ) A Latin term signifying an earth

work or any artificial mound or rampart Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale

having lived almost the usual time allotted Her infinite variety. Shak. to that species of being: applied to animals

made use of in the attack and defence of a 3. One of those periods or stages of developor plants; as, an aged man, or an aged oak.

military position. 2. Having a certain age; having lived; as, a

Aggerate (aj'ér-át), v.t. (L. aggero, aggerment into which human life may be divided, man aged forty years.

atum, to form a heap.) To heap up. Bailey, as marked by certain characteristics; time

Agedlý (āj'ed-li), adv. Like an aged person. of life; as, life is divided into four ages, Agedness (āj'ed-nes), .

Aggeration (aj-ér-a'shon), n. A heaping;
The state or con-

accumulation. 'Aggerations of sand.' Ray. infancy, youth, manhood, and old age.

(Rare.) All the world's a stage, dition of being old; oldness.

Aggerose (aj'ér-os), a. In heaps, or formed And all the men and women merely players;

Custom without truth is but agedness of error.

Milton, They have their exits and their entrances,

in heaps. Dana. And one man in his time plays many parts, Agee (a-jē'), adv. Same as Ajee.

Aggestt (ad-jest'), v.t. (L. aggero, aggestum His acts being seven ages.


Ageless (áj'les), a. Without age; without -ag for ad, to, and gero, to carry.) To heap 4. The state of having arrived at maturity; definite limits of existence.

up. mature years; maturity. Agent (a-gen'), adv. Again.

The violence of the waters aggested the earth.

He is of age, ask him. Jn. ix. 21.
Borne far asunder by the tides of men,

Agglomerate (ag-glom'er-āt), v. t. pret. & pp.

Like adamant and steel they meet agen. 5. Specifically, the completion of the first


agglomerated; ppr. agglomerating. [L. agglotwenty-one years of one's life, at which time Agency (ā'jen-si), n. [L.L. agentia, from L.

mero-ad, and glomero, to wind into a ball, one is legally master of his actions; as, he is

from glomus, a ball of yarn, kindred with agens, ppr. of ago, to act. See ACT.] 1. The of age; to come of age; to be under age : state of being in action or of exerting power;

globus, a globe.) To collect or gather into also called full age, before which time a action; operation ; instrumentality. The

a mass. "Inone agglomerated cluster hung.' person is called an infant. agency of providence in the natural world.

Young. A male at twelve years old may take the oath of Woodward. -2. The office of an agent or fac. Agglomerate (ag-glom'er-āt), v. i. To gather, allegiance, at fourteen is at years of discretion, so far, tor; business of an agent intrusted with the

grow, or collect into a ball or mass. Hard, at least, that he may enter into a binding marriage, concerns of another; as, the principal pays Agglomerate (ag-glom'èr-āt), n. In geol

. a

agglomerating salts.' Thomson. or consent or disagree to one contracted before, and at twenty-one he is at his own disposal, and manage Agend (å'jend). n. (Contr. for L. agenthe charges of agency.

collective name for masses consisting of in male or female is twenty-one years, which age is dum.) Something that is to be done; spe

angular fragments ejected from volcanoes: completed on the day preceding the twenty-first an. cifically in theol, a thing to be done, in con

when the mass consists of fragments worn niversary of a person's birth.

tradistinction to a thing to be believed. See

and rounded by water it is called a conglo

merate. Called also Coarse A sh. 6. A particular period of history, as distin AGENDUM, 1. guished from others; a historical epoch; as, For the matter of our worship, our credends, our

Agglomerate, Agglomerated (ag-glom'erthe golden age; the age of heroes or of

Gathered into a agends are all according to the rule. Wilcock.

át, ag-glom'ér-at-ed), a. chivalry. Agendum (a-jen'dum), n. pl. Agenda (a

ball or mass; specifically, in bot. collected The age of chivalry is gone. Burke.

into a head, as the stamens in Anona or
jen'da). (L., something to be done.] 1. În
Intent on her, who rapt in glorious dreams, theol. something which a man is bound to

Magnolia, or the male flowers in a pine-tree.
The second-sight of some Astræan age,
Sat compass d with professors.

Agglomeration (ag-glom'èr-a" shon), n.

perform, in opposition to credendum, or
something which he is bound to believe.

1. The act of agglomerating or state of being
The Homeric poems may be regarded by the
student of history as great pictures of political and
*The moral and religious credenda and

agglomerated; the state of being gathered

into a ball or mass.-2. That which is ag. social life, illustrating the whole variety of Greek ex agenda of any good man.' Coleridge.-2. pl. perience down to the close of that age which saw the (a) Memoranda; a memorandum-book. (6) A Agglomerative (ag-glom'èr-át-iv),

glomerated; a collection; a heap.

Distides of Æolic, Ionic, and Doric migration Aow from

church service; a ritual or liturgy. the west to the east of the Ægean. Prof. Febb. Agenesis (a-jen'e-sis), n. (Gr. a, priv., and

posed or having a tendency to gather toThe age is often used of the present as a

gether or collect. genesis, generation.} In physiol. any anohistorical period; the times we live in; as, maly of organization, consisting in absence

Taylor is eminently discursive, accumulative, and

(to use one of his own words) agglomerative. to fully understand the spirit of the age. As or imperfect development of parts.

Coleridge. regards the periods fancifully spoken of as Agent (ā'jent), a. (L. agens, agentis, acting. Agglutinant (ag-glü'tin-ant),n. Any viscous the golden, the silver, and the iron age, see See ACT.] Acting : opposed to patient, or substance which agglutinates or unites other under these adjectives.—7. The people who sustaining action. The body agent.' Bacon. substances by causing an adhesion; any aplive at a particular period; hence, a genera (Rare.)

plication which tends to unite parts which tion and a succession of generations; as, Agent (â'jent), n. (See the adjective.) I. An have too little adhesion. ages yet unborn. "The mystery hid from actor; one thatexerts power,or has the power Agglutinant (ag-glū'tin-ant), a. Uniting as ages. Col. i. 26.-8. A century; the period to act; as, a moral agent. -2. An active power glue; tending to cause adhesion, Someof one hundred years.

or cause; that which has the power to pro thing strengthening and agglutinant 'Gray, Henry . . . justly and candidly apologizes for these duce an effect; as, heat is a powerful agent. Agglutinate (ag-glü'tin-at), v.t. pret. & pp.

Hallam, In physics, anything which has power to act agglutinated; ppr. agglutinating (L. agglu9. Great length of time; protracted period; upon something else is an agent; in chem. tino- ad, and glutino, from gluten, glue. as, I haven't seen you for an age.


substances which occasion the decomposi See GLUE] To unite or cause to adhere, morrow, and that's an age away.' Tennyson. tion of others, or produce a chemical change as with glue or other viscous substance; to 10. Old people generally.

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on other bodies, are called agents; in med. unite by causing an adhesion of substances, The hawthorn bush, with seats beneath the shade,

anything which affects or tends to affect the Agglutinate (ag-glü'tin-át), a. United as by For talking age and whispering lovers made.

human body is called an agent.--3. A sub glue; joined. - Agglutinate languages, lan

Goldsmith. stitute, deputy, or factor; one intrusted guages in the second stage of development, -Age of the moon, the time elapsed since with the business of another; an attorney, or that midway between the monosyllabic her last conjunction with the sun.-Geologic solicitor, or other representative of a per and inflectional stages. The suffixes for inage, or period, one of those divisions or son, the person represented being called

the flection are glued to the root, but retain a periods into which geologic time has been principal in relation to his agent. - Morbific kind of independence, and are felt to be classified according to the prevalence of agents, in med. causes of disease; therapeutic distinct from the body of the word; the certain animal or vegetable forms, and the agents, the means of treating disease.-A root stands at the head of the word and comparative antiquity or recentness of or voluntary or free agent is one that may do undergoes no modification, while the suffixes ganic remains in the strata; as, the mesozoic or not do any action, and has the conscious often undergo vowel modification by what age, the age of reptiles, &c. - The Archæolo perception that his actions result from the has been called the law of harmony, every gical Ages or Periods are three - the Stone exercise of his own will.- Agent and patient, such ending having two forms, one with a Age, the Bronze Age, and the Iron Age, these in law, a person who is both the doer of a heavy vowel and another with a light, these names being given in accordance with the thing and the party to whom it is done; forms being employed in conformity with materials employed for weapons, imple thus when & person who owes money to the character of the vowel in the root; ments, &c., during the particular period. another dies and makes the creditor his thus, from Turk. baba, father, we have babaThe Stone Age has been subdivided into executor the latter may retain out of the lar-um-dan, from our fathers, but from






dedeh, grandfather, dede-ler-in-den, from Ford's a knave, and I will aggravate his

style (that Aggress (ag-gres'), v... [L. aggredior, aggrestheir grandfathers. Called also Agglutin

is, add to his titles): thou, Master Brook, shalt know
him for a knave and cuckold.

sus-ad, and gradior, to go, gradus, a step,

Shak. ative, Agglutinating, Polysynthetic, or Ter

whence grade, degree, &c.] To make a first minational Languages.

Then, soul, live thou upon thy servant's loss,
And let that pine to aggravate thy store. Shak,

attack; to commit the first act of hostility Agglutinating (ag-glü'tin-at-ing), a. In

or offence; to begin a quarrel or controphilol. characterized by agglutination; ag. 2. To make worse, more severe, or less toler

versy; to be first to assault or invade. glutinate. See AGGLUTINATE, a.

able; to more enormous, or less ex-
cusable; to intensify; as, to aggravate the

Tell aggressing France Agglutination (ag-glu'tin-a''shon), n. 1. The

How Britain's sons and Britain's friends can fight. act of uniting by glue or other tenacious evils of life; to aggravate pain or punish

Prior, substance; the state of being thus united;

ment. To aggravate the horrors of the Aggress (ag-gres'), v.t. To attack. Quart,

scene. adhesion of parts. — 2. In philol. the most

Prescott.-3. To exaggerate; to give Rev. (Rare.] characteristic feature of the Turanian lan

colouring to in description; to give an ex Aggresst (ag-gres'), n. Aggression; attack. guages, consisting in a union of formative aggerated representation of; as, to aggravate Military aggresses upon others.' Sir M. elements with roots in such a way that both

circumstances. —4. To provoke; to irritate; Hale. retain a kind of semi-independence and the to tease. (Colloq. )

Aggression (ag-gre'shon), n. The first attack root is never obscured. See AGGLUTINATE, a. I was so aggravated that I almost doubt if I did or act of hostility; the first act of injury, or


Dickens. first act leading to a war or controversy; as, In the Aryan languages the modifications of words, comprised under dcclension and conjugation, were

SYN. To heighten, raise, make worse, in to make an aggression. * Aggressions of likewise originally expressed by agglutination. But crease, magnify, exaggerate, tease, irritate. power.' Hallam.-SYN. Attack, invasion, the component parts began soon to coalesce, so as to Aggravating (ag'gra-văt-ing), fi and. a, assault, encroachment, injury, offence. form one integral word, liable in its turn to phonetic

Characterized corruption to such an extent that it became impos

1. Provoking; annoying: colloquially applied | Aggressive (ag-gres'iv), a. sible after a time to decide which was the root and

to persons as well as things; as, he is an by aggression; tending to aggress; prone to which the modificatory element. Max Müller. aggravating fellow. Which makes it only begin a quarrel; making the first attack; as, Agglutinative (ag-glü'tin-at-iv), a. 1. Tend

the more aggravating.' Thackeray.-2. In the minister pursued an aggressive foreign ing or having power to agglutinate or unite; law, making worse or more heinous; as, ag. policy.

That which would be violent if aggressive, might Having power to cause adhesion; as, an ag. gravating circumstances.

be justified if defensive.

Sir W. Scott. glutinative substance. -2. In philol, exhi- Aggravatingly (ag'gra-vát-ing-li), adv. In

The biting or characterized by the formative

Aggressiveness (ag-gres'iv-nes), n. an aggravating manner.

quality of being aggressive. process known as agglutination; agglutin. Aggravation (ag-gra-vă'shon), n. 1. The act ate; as, an agglutinative language.

of making worse: used of evils, physical or Aggressor (ag-gres'ér), n. The person who There was a very good reason why the Turanian

moral; hence, the act of increasing severity first attacks; he who first commences hoslanguages should have remained in this second or

or heinousness; addition to that which is tility or a quarrel; an assaulter; an invader. applurinative stage. It was felt essential that the evil or improper; as, an aggravation of pain, The insolence of the aggressor is usually propor. radical portion of each word should stand out in dis grief, or crime.-2. Exaggeration in a repre tioned to the tameness of the sufferer. Ames. tinct relies and never be obscured or absorbed, as happens in the third or infectional stage. sentation; heightened description.

Aggrievance, Agrievance (ag-grēv'ans), n. Max Müller. Accordingly they got a painter by the knight's

[See AGGRIEVE.] Oppression; hardship; inAggracet (ag-grăs'), v.t. 1. To show grace directions to add a pair of whiskers to the face, and

jury; grievance. *Agrievances late urged or favour to. Spenser.—2. To make beau

by a little aggravation of the features to change it

Addison. into the Saracen's Head.

Beau. & Fl. tiful or graceful.

against you by your mother.'

(Rare.) And that which all faire workes doth most aggrace,

3. Provocation; irritation. Dickens. (Colloq. } The art which all that wrought appeared in no place. Aggregate (agʻgrē-gāt), v.t. pret. & pp. ag. Aggrleve (ag-grēv'), v.t. pret.& pp. aggrieved;

ppr. aggrieving. (O.Fr. agrever, to weigh Spenser gregated; ppr. aggregating. (L. aggrego, Aggracet (ag-grās), 9. Kindness; favour.

down, from grever, to oppress, from L. aggregatum, to collect in troops-ad, and Courteous aggrace.' Spenser,

gravis, heavy, whence also grief, grave, ag. grex, gregis, a herd or band, whence greAggrandizable (ag/gran-diz-a-bl), a. Capa garious.] To bring together; to collect into gravate, &c.] 1. To give pain or sorrow; to ble of being aggrandized. a sum, mass, or body. The aggregated soil.' afflict; to grieve. Which yet aggrieves my

heart.' Spenser.-2. To bear hard upon; to Aggrandization (ag'gran-diz-ā"shon), n.

Milton. The act of aggrandizing.

oppress or injure in one's rights; to vex or Aggregate (ag'gre-gāt), a. Formed by the

harass by civil or political injustice. No part of the body will consume by the aggran.

conjunction or collection of particulars into dization of the other, but all motions will be orderly, a whole mass or sum; total; as, the aggre The two races, so long hostile, soon found that they and a just distribution be to all parts. Waterhouse.

had common interests and common enemies. Both gate amount of charges.

were alike aggrieved by the tyranny of a bad king. Aggrandize (ag'gran-diz), v.t. pret. & pp. In making bread, for example, the labour employed

Macaulay. aggrandized; ppr. aggrandizing. [Fr. agrar

about the thing itself is that of the baker; but the Aggrievet (ag-grēv'), v.i. To mourn; to ladir - L. prefix ag for ad, to, and grandis, labour of the miller, though employed directly in the

ment. grand.] 1. To make great or greater in production, not of bread but of flour, is equally part

My heart aggriev'd that such a wretch should reign. of the aggregate sum of labour by which the bread is

Mir. for Mags. power, wealth, rank, or honour; to exalt; produced

3. S. Mill. 15, to aggrandize a family. His scheme for aggrandizing his son.' Prescott. 2. To Specifically, (a) in geol. composed of several Aggroup (ag-gröp), v.t. [Prefix ay for ad, to,

and group.] To bring together; to group; magnify or exaggerate. different mineral constituents capable of

to collect many persons in a crowd, or many being separated by mechanical means; as, If we trust to fame and reports these may proceed

figures into a whole, in statuary, painting, ... from small matters aggrandized.

granite is an aggregate rock. (6) In anat. IV ollaston.

or description. formed into clusters; as, aggregate glands, 3. To widen the scope of; to enlarge, ex

Bodies of divers natures which are aggrouped (or those which are clustered together, as the tend, or elevate.

combined) together are agreeable and pleasant to tonsils, the salivary, pancreatic, and mam

the sight.

Dryden. These furnish us with glorious springs and me mary glands. (c) In bot. composed of many Agha (ā'ga). See AGA. diums to raise and aggrandize our conceptions.

Walis. 47 To increase. Aggrandize their torreceptacle, the anthers being distinct and Aghanee (ag hä'nē), n. (Hind. aghani, the

produce of the month Aghan, the eighth in tures.' Sir T. Herbert. -Sen. To augment, separate, the florets commonly standing on

the Hindu year, answering to the last half exalt, promote, prefer, advance, enlarge, stalks, and each having a partial calyx: said

of November and the first half of December.] of flowers.—Corporation aggregate, in law,

The name given to the chief rice crop in Aggrandize (agʻgran-diz), v.1. To grow or see under CORPORATION.

Hindustan. It is the middle of the three become greater. 'Follies, continued old Aggregate (ag/gré-gāt), n. A sum, mass, or

crops, being laid down along with the age, do aggrandire and become horrid.' Bp. assemblage of particulars; as, a house is an

Bhadoee crop in April and May, and reaped aggregate of stones, brick, timber, &c.: it

in November and December. Called Amun Aggrandizement (ag'gran-diz-ment), n. The differs from a compound in this, that the

in lower Bengal. act of aggrandizing; the state of being exparticulars of an aggregate are less inti.

Aghast (a-gast'), a. or p. [From prefix a, alted in power, rank, or honour; exaltation; mately mixed than in a compound. Some

intens., and stem seen in Goth. gaisjan, usenlargement; as, the emperor seeks only aggregate whose units are partially inde

gaisjan, to terrify, us-geisnan, to be astonthe aggrandizement of his own family. pendent.' H. Spencer.-In the aggregate,

ished, Icel. geiski, panic, Dan. gyse, to shud. The chief movers and mainsprings were the papal taken altogether; .considered as a whole;

der; comp, also 0. or Prov. E. gast, gaster, and the imperial powers; the aggrandizemeni or collectively.

to terrify, gast, fear, gastness, gastful.] diminution of which has been the drift of almost all Our judgment of a man's character is derived from

Struck with amazement; stupefied with the politics, intrigues, and wars which have employed observing a number of successive acts, forming in and distracted Europe to this day.

sudden fright or horror. Written also agast, Burke. the aggregate his general course of conduct.

Sir G. C. Lewis. which is etymologically the better spelling. SYRAugmentation, exaltation, enlarge - Aggregately (agʻgrē-gāt-li), adv. Collectment, advancement, promotion, preferment.

Aghast he waked, and starting from his bed, Aggrandizer (ag gran-diz-ėr), n. ively; taken in a sum or mass.

Cold sweat in clammy drops his limbs o'erspread. One that

Dryden. aggrandizes or exalts in power, rank, or

Many little things, though separately they seem honour.

too insignificant to mention, yet aggregately are too [Formerly aghast might be used as a prematerial for me to omit.

Chesterfield sent, a preterite, or an infinitive. 'Or other Aggrappest (ag-graps'), n. pl. [0.Fr.; Fr.

1. The Aggregation (ag-grē-gā'shon), n.

grisly thing that him aghast.' Spenser. agraje, a hook; 0.H.G. krapfo, a clasp; allied to E. grab, &c.) Hooks and eyes used

act of aggregating; the state of being col. This hond, that Balthasar so sore agaste.' lected into a sum or mass.

Chaucer. in armour or in ordinary costume.

Now dere suster myn, what may it be Aggratet (ag-grát'), v.t. (It aggratare-L. ag

Each genus is made up by the aggregation of spe.

That me agasteh in my dream i' quod she,

Chaucer. for ad, to, and gratus, pleasing.) To please.

2. An assemblage or conglomeration of par Followed by a reflexive pronoun it might Each one sought his lady to aggrate. Spenser. ticulars or units; an aggregate.

have a passive meaning. Aggravablet (ag'gra-va-bl), a. Calculated Aggregative (ag'gré-gat-iv), a. 1. Taken to aggravate; capable of aggravating.

The rynges on the temple dore that honge, together; collective. In the disjunctive

And eek the dores, clatereden ful faste, This idolatry is the more discernible and aggra.

not the aggregative sense.' Spelman. Of which Arcita somwhat hym agaste. Chaucer) vable in the invocation of saints and idols. 2. Gregarious; social. (Rare.)

Agiblet (aj'i-bl), a. [L. ago, to do.) Capable Dr. H. More. Aggravate (ag'gra-vāt), v.t. pret. & pp. agHis (Mirabeau's) sociality, his aggregative nature

of being done; doable. When they were ... will now be the quality of qualities for him. gravated; ppr. aggravating. [L. aggravo-


fit for agible things.' Sir A. Shirley, ad, and gravis

, heavy, whence grave, grief, Aggregator (agʻgrē-gat-ér), n. One who col Agile (aj'il), a. (Fr. agile; L. agilis, from &c.) 11 To add to; to increase. lects into a whole or mass. Burton

ago. See ACT.) Nimble; having the faculty


Hall. (Rare.)


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AGNUS CASTUS of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready Agitating (aj'it-at-ing), a. Calculated to to move; brisk; active.

by the male line of ancestors. 'Agnatic agitate, rouse, or excite; as, an agitating succession.' Blackstone. (Rare.) And bending forward struck his agile heels. Shak. occurrence, discourse, &c.

Agnation (ag-na'shon), n. (L. agnatio. See SYN. Active, alert, nimble, brisk, lively,

Agitation (aj-it-ä'shon), n. The act of agi. AGNATE, n. ] 1. Relation by the father's side quick, sprightly, prompt, ready

tating, or state of being agitated : (a) the only, or descent in the male line: distinct Agilely (aj'il-li), adv. In an agile or nimble

state of being moved with violence, or with from cognation, which includes descent in manner.

irregular action; commotion; as, the sea the male and female lines.-2. Alliance or Agileness (aj'il-nes), n. The state or quality after a storm is in agitation. (6) Disturbance relationship generally. (Rare.] of being agile; nimbleness; activity; agility.

of tranquillity in the mind; perturbation; Agnation may be found amongst all the languages Agility (a-jil'i-ti), n. [L. agilitas. See AGILE.) excitement of passion. (c) Examination of in the Northern Hemisphere.

Pownall. 1. The state or quality of being agile; the

a subject in controversy ; deliberation; | Agnel (agʻnel), n. (O.Fr. agnel, a lamb, from power of moving the limbs quickly; nimble

discussion; debate. 'Speculative ques L. agnellus, dim. of agnus, a lamb, from the pess; briskness; activity; quickness of mo

tions, the agitation of which has ever been figure struck on the coin. ) An ancient tion,

the chief aversion of English statesmen." French coin, value twelve sols, six deniers, A limb overstrained by lifting a weight above its Froude. -The project now in agitation for bearing the figure of the paschal lamb. It power, may never recover its sorter agility and repealing the Test Act.' Swift. (d) The act vigour.

was called also Mouton d'Or and Agnel d'Or. Watts. of arousing public attention to a political Agnitiont (ag-ni'shon), n. (L. agnitio, from 2.t Powerful agency. or social question by speeches, &c. ; as, he

agnosco, agnitum, to recognize-ad, and No wonder there be found men and women of went on a tour of agitation.-SYN. Disturb. strange and monstrous shapes considering the agility

gnosco, nosco, to know.) Acknowledgment. ance, commotion, excitement, emotion, tre- Agnizet (ag-nīz'), v.t. To acknowledge; to of the sun's fiery heat.


pidation, tremor. Agillochum (a-gillo-kum), n. Aloes-wood. Agitative (aj'it-at-iv), a. Having a tendency

I do agnize See AGALLOCHUM. to agitate.

A natural and prompt alacrity, Ağio (a'ji-o), n. [It. agio, aggio, exchange, Agitato (aj-e-tä'to). [It.) In music, a

I find in hardness, and do undertake discount.] 1. In com. the difference in value broken, hurried, or restless style of perform

These present wars against the Ottomites. Shak. between one sort of money and another, ance, adapted to awaken surprise or pertur. Agneta, Agnoitæ (ag-nē'tē, ag-noi'tē), n. especially between paper money and metal bation.

pl. (From Gr. agnoeõ, not to perceive or lic coin: usually connected with continen- Agitator (aj'it-āt-er), n. 1. One who or that know.] 1. A sect of the fourth century, tal rates of exchange.

which agitates; specifically, (a) one who followers of Theophronius the Cappadocian, It was wonderful to hear him talk about millions engages in some kind of political agitation; who questioned the omniscience of God. and agios, discounts, and what Rothschild was doing, one who stirs up, or excites others, with the 2. A sect of the sixth century, followers of and Baring Brothers.

Thackeray. view of strengthening his own cause or Themistius, deacon of Alexandria, who held 2. Premium; sum given above the nominal party.

that Christ, as man, was ignorant of many value.

History will prove Shakspere's aphorism, 'There's things, and specifically of the time of the Agiosymandron, Agiosymandrum (a'ji magic in a name,' especially for the working of evil. day of judgment. o-si-man'dron, a'ji-o-si-man"drum), n. [Gr.

The political agitators who give nicknames are Agnoiology (ag-noi-ol'o-ji), n. [Gr. agnoia,

Miss Strickland. hagios, holy, and sémaino, to show.) An guided by this aphorism.

ignorance, and logos, discourse. ) In metaph. instrument of wood or metal to make a (6) In mach. a rotating beater for thoroughly

the doctrine or theory of ignorance, in sound on being struck, used by Christians mixing and agitating substances suspended

which it is determined what we are and in place of bells, in countries subject to the mechanically in water, as the pulp in paper

can be ignorant of, and what we are necesTurks, who forbid their use.

making.-2. A name given to certain officers sarily ignorant of: a doctrine having an Agiotage (a'ji-ot-āj), 1. The management in the time of Cromwell appointed by the

important place in the philosophy of Prof.

Ferrier. or maneuvres by which speculators in stocks army to manage their concerns. There were or public funds contrive, by disseminating two from each regiment. [In this sense the Agnomen (ag-no'men), n. [L. ag for ad, to, false rumours or otherwise, to lower or proper spelling is probably Adjutator, mean

and nomen, a name. See NAME.] 1. An enhance their price; stock-jobbing. ing not one who agitates but one who as

additional name given by the Romans to an Vanity and agiotage are, to a Parisian, the oxygen sists.)

individual in allusion to some quality, cirand hydrogen of life. Landor. They proceeded from those elective tribunes

cumstance, or achievement by which he Agist (a-jist'), v. t. (0. Fr. agister, to give

called agitators, who had been established in every was distinguished, as Africanus added to lodgings, to take in cattle to feed, from

regiment to superintend the interests of the army. P. Cornelius Scipio. Hence-2. Any addi

Hallam, tional name or epithet conferred on a pergiste (mod. Fr. gite), a lodging, from L. jacitum, from jacere, to lie.) În law, to take Aglaia (ag-lā'i-a), n. 1. In class. myth. one

of the three Graces.—2. A small planet or Agnominatet (ag-nom'in-āt), v.t. [L. agnothe cattle of others to graze at a certain

asteroid between the orbits of Mars and mino-ag for ad, and nomino, from nomen, sum; to feed or pasture the cattle of others:

Jupiter, discovered by M. Luther, 16th Sep name.) To name. used originally for the feeding of cattle in

tember, 1857. the king's forests.

The flowing current's silver streams .
Shall be agnominated by our name.

Agistage, Agistment (a-jistāj, a-jist'ment). Aglee, Aşley (a-glē', a-gly), adv. (Scotch.)
feeding of other men's cattle in the king's Aglet, Aiglet (aglet, ag let), n. (fr. aigui Agnomination (ag-nom'in-ā"shon), n. 1. An

additional name or title; a name added to llette, a point, from aiguille, a needle; L.L. forest, or on one's own land. (b) The price acucula for acicula, dim. of acus, a needle.)

another, as expressive of some act, achievepaid for such feeding. (c) Generally, any 1. A tag or metal sheathing of a lace or of

ment, &c.; a surname.-2. Resemblance in burden, charge, or tax.

sound between one word and another, espethe points or ribbons, generally used in the Agistator (a-jist'át-or), n. Same as Agister. sixteenth and seventeenth centuries to

cially by alliteration; also, the practice of Agister, Agistor (a-jist'ér), n. An officer of fasten or tie dresses, They were frequently

using words so resembling in close proxim. à royal forest, having the care of cattle

ity to one another (see ANNOMINATION); as, formed of the precious metals, carved into agisted, and collecting the money for the

Scott of Scotstarvet's Staggering State of small figures, and suspended from the ribsame.

Scots Statesmen.' bon, &c., as ornaments, and are still so Agitable (asit-a-bl), a. (See AGITATE.) Capused in the form of tagged points or braid

Our bards hold agnominations and enforcing of able of being agitated or shaken; capable of

consonant words or syllables one upon the other to hanging from the shoulder in some military be the greatest elegance. . . So have I seen divers being debated or discussed.


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uniforms. In this sense written also Ai old rhymes in Italian running so: . ,. 'In selva salvo Agitate (aj'it-āt), v.t. pret. & pp. agitated; guillette. His gown, addressed with aglets,

a me: Piu caro cuore.'

Howell. ppr. agitating. [L. agito, agitatum, freq.

esteemed worth 251.' Sir J. Hayward.- Agnostic (ag-nos'tik or a-nos'tik), n. [Gr. from ago. See ACT.] 1. To move or force

2 + In bot. a pendant at the ends of the into violent irregular action; to shake or

a, priv., and gnostikos, good at knowing, stamens of flowers, as in the rose and tulip; move briskly; as, the wind agitates the sea;

from gignosko, to know.] One of a school an anther. to agitate water in a vessel. – 2. To disturb, Aglet-babyt (agʻlet-bá-bi), n.

of thinkers who disclaim any knowledge of

A small imor excite into tumult; to perturb.

God or of the origin of the universe. This age on the end of a lace. See AGLET.

school holds that the mind of man is limited The mind of man is agitated by various

Marry him to a puppet or an aglet-baby. Shak. to an a posteriori knowledge of phenomena

and the relative, and that, therefore, the
3. To discuss; to debate; to arouse public Aglist + ( a-glist'), a. Glistening ; as, aglist
attention to, by speeches, articles, pam-

infinite, the absolute, and the unconditioned with dew. phlets, and the like; as, to agitate a question. | Aglow (a-glo), a. (Prefix a, on, and glow.)

are beyond all experience, and consequently

beyond its range. *This controversy hotly agitated among the In a glow; glowing; as, her cheeks were all Agnostic (ag-nos'tik or a-nos'tik), a.

Permoderns.' Boyle. --4 To consider on all aglow. sides; to revolve in the mind, or view in all

taining to the agnostics or their doctrines. The landscape was all aglow with the

crimson Agnosticism (ag-nos'ti-sizm or a-nos'tiits aspects; to contrive by mental delibera of the setting sun. tion. When politicians most agitate des. Aglutition (ag-glū-ti'shon), n. . [L. a, priv.,

sizm), n. 1. The doctrines of the agnostics.

2. The act of holding the doctrines of the perate designs.' Eikon Basilike. -- 5.1 To

and glutio, to swallow.) Inability to swal agnostics.
move or actuate.

Agnotherium (ag-no-thé'ri-um), n. (Gr.
Where dwells this soy'reign arbitrary soul,
Which does the human animal controul,

Agminalt (ag'min-al), a. [L. agmen, a troop agnoeo, not to know, and thērion, a wild
Inform each part, and agitate the whole!

or body of men arrayed, from ago, to drive. ) beast. ] Same as Amphicyon.

Blackmore. Pertaining to an army or troop. Bailey. Agnus (ag'nus), n. (L.) An image or repreSyn. To move, shake, excite, rouse, disturb, Agnail (ag'nal), n. [A. Sax. angnægl--ange, sentation of a lamb as emblematical of our distract, revolve, consider, deliberate, dis pain, and nægl, nail] 1. A hangnail. Saviour; an agnus Dei. cuss, debate, canvass, controvert, examine. 2. A corn on the foot.

They will kiss a crucifix, salute a cross, carry most Agitate (aj'it-át), v.i. To engage in agita- | Agnate (ag'nát), nn. (L. agnatus, adnascor devoutly a scapulary, an agnus, or a set of beads tion; to arouse or attempt to arouse public ad, and nascor, natus, to be born. See NA about them.

Brevint. attention to some political or social ques TURE.] Any male relation by the father's Agnus Castus (ag'nus kas'tus), n. A species tion; as, he set out to agitate in the country. side.

of Vitex (V. Agnus Castus), nat order VerAgitated (aj'it-at-ed), a. Disturbed; ex Agnate (ag'nāt), a. (See the noun.) 1. Re benacea, called castus (L.), chaste, and hav. cited; expressing agitation; as, in an agi lated or akin by the father's side. -2 Allied; ing attributed to it the imagined virtue of tated manner. An agitated countenance.' as, agnate words.' Pownall. (Rare.) preserving chastity, from the resemblance Thackeray.

Agnatic (ag-nat'ik), a. Pertaining to descent of the Greek name agnos to Gr, hagnos,



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AGRARIANISM chaste. It rises 8 or 10 feet high with spikes the American agone, is in the Western restrial. It is a native of the warmer parts of flowers, and is a native of the countries Hemisphere, and the other, or Asiatic, is in of America, and in size is equal to an average round the Mediterranean.

the Eastern Hemisphere. Although they fox. Agnus Dei (ag'nus dēlī). [L. ,Lamb of God.] extend from south to north, they do not Agouta (a-gö'ta), n. [Native name.] An in1. One of the titles of Christ. John i. 29. coincide with the meridians, but intersect sectivorous mammal peculiar to Hayti, of them under different angles.

the family Talpidæ, and the sole member of Agonism (ag' o-nizm), n. (Gr. agonismos. the genus Solenodon. It is so puzzling to See AGONIZE.) Contention for a prize. naturalists that it has received the name of [Rare.]

S. paradoxus. It has the fur, ears, and tail Agonist (ag'o-nist), n. (Gr. agonistēs. See AGONY. } 1. One who contends for the prize in public games; a combatant; a champion. Milton has given the name 'Samson Agonistes' to his tragedy, from Samson's exploits in slaying the Philistines.—2. Eccles. a name given by Donatus to such of his disciples as he sent to contend for the truth by preaching at markets and fairs. Agonistarch (ag-on-ist'ärk), n. (Gr. agon

istēs, a prize-fighter, and archos, a ruler.]

One who trained persons to compete in
public games.
Agonistert (agʻo-nist-ér), n.

One who con-
tends in public games.

Agouta (Solenodon paradoxus).
Agnus Dei that belonged to Charlemagne.-From Agonistic, Agonistical (ag-o-nist'ik, ag-o-
Aix-la-Chapelle Cathedral.
nistik-al), a. (See AGONIST.) Pertaining to

of the opossum, but the teeth and elongated contests of strength, or athletic combats,

nose of the shrews. All the feet terminate 2. In R. Cath. Ch. (a) a medal, or more fre or to contests of any kind, as forensic or

in five toes, and the long claws are curved quently a cake of wax, consecrated by the argumentative contests. [Rare.)

and evidently adapted for scraping in the pope, stamped with the figure of a lamb sup

earth. The dentition is unique, the groovAs a scholar he (Dr. Parr) was brilliant, but he porting the banner of the cross; supposed consumed his power in agonistic displays

ing of the second incisor of the lower jaw to possess great virtues, such as preserving

De Quincey: distinguishing this genus from all others those who carry it in faith from accidents, Agonistically (ag-o-nist'ik-al-li), adv. In whose dental system is known. It is of the &c. (b) A prayer in the office of the mass an agonistic manner. [Rare.)

size of a rat, and not unlike one. beginning with these words. - 3. In Greek Agonistics (ag-o-nist'iks), n. The art or Agouti (a-gö'ti), n. The Indian name of Ch. the cloth which covers the communion

quasi-science of contending in public games several species of rodent mammals, family service, bearing the figure of a lamb. or prize-fighting

Cavidæ, genus Dasyprocta or Chloromys. Agnus Scythicus (ag'nus sith'ik-us), n.

Agonize (ag/o-niz), v.i. pret. & pp. agonized; The common agouti, or yellow-rumped cavy (L.) The Scythian lamb, a name applied to

ppr. agonizing. (Gr. agonizomai, to contend (D. Agouti), is of the size of a rabbit. The the rhizome of the fern Cibotium barometz,

for a prize. See AGONY.) To writhe with upper part of the body is brownish, with a which is covered with silky fibrous hairs,

extreme pain; to suffer violent anguish. mixture of red and black; the belly yellowTo smart and agonize at every pore. Pope.



ish. Three varieties are mentioned, all pe

culiar to South America and the West Indies. Agonize (agʻo-nīz), v.t. To distress with ex

It burrows in the ground or in hollow trees, treme pain; to torture.

lives on vegetables, doing much injury to He agonised his mother by his behaviour.


the sugar-cane, is as voracious as a pig, and Agonizing (ag'o-níz-ing), a. Giving extreme makes a similar grunting noise. It holds pain; causing great agony; as, agonizing

its food in its fore-paws, like a squirrel. pains.

When scared or angry its hair is erect, and Agonizingly (ag'o-nīz-ing-li), adv. In an it strikes the ground with its hind-feet. Its agonizing manner; with extreme anguish.

flesh is white and well tasted, so that it is
Agonothete (a-go'no-thēt), n., (Gr. agono-
thetės - agon, contest, and tithēmi, to ap-
point.) One of the officials who presided
over the public games in Greece.
Agonothetic (a-go'no-thet'ik), a. Pertain-

ing to the office of an agonothete.
Agonus (ag'on-us), n. Same as Aspido-


Agony (ag'o-ni), n. [Gr. agonia, struggle,
Agnus Scythicus (Cibotium barometz).

anguish, from agon, an assembly, specifi

cally applied to the concourse of people at and when inverted and artificially trimmed the athletic games of Greece, thence to the somewhat resembles a small lamb. The

struggle for a prize, and then to a contest or
plant is a native of Tartary, and was for struggle of any kind, from ago, to lead, to

Agouti (Dasyprocta Agouti).
merly reported to have a semi-animal semi bring together.] 1.6 A violent contest or
vegetable nature.

Ago (a-go'), a. or adv. (really a pp.). [Short-

pursued as game in Brazil. Spelled also
Till he have thus denudated himself of all these
ened form of agone.] Past; gone; as, a year

incumbrances, he is utterly unqualified for these


Dr. H. More.

Agrace t (a-grās'), v.t. Same as Aggrace. Agog (a-gog), adv. (Prefix a, on, and gog,

2. The struggle, frequently unconscions, Agrammatistt (a-gram'mat-ist), n. [Gr. a, W. gogi, to shake, of which jog and Sc. shog

priv., and gramma, a letter.] An illiterate that precedes natural death; as, the deathseem to be forms; comp. Prov. E. gog, a bog, agony: in this sense often used in the plural; Agraphis (agʻra-fis), n. [Gr. a, neg., and

person. Bailey. gog-mire, a quagmire.] In a state of desire;

in the agonies of death.-3. The

grapho, to write, from there being no markhighly excited by eagerness after an object. supreme struggle for life in the immediate

ings on the petals.] A genus of plants beSix precious souls, and all agog presence of extreme danger or violent death,

longing to the Liliaceæ, and nearly allied to To dash through thick and thin. Cowper, accompanied with excessive mental anguish

the squills and hyacinths. A. nutans is the Agoggled (a-gogla), a. Having staring

or terror.

common wild hyacinth, the Hyacinthus A little agoggled in his eyes. Lever. (Rare.

A solitary shriek, the bubbling cry

non-scriptus of Linnæus. Agoing (a-go'ing), adv. (Prefix a for on, and

Of some strong swimmer in his agony. Byron.

Agrarian (a-grâ'ri-an), a. [L, agrarius, from verbal noun going, lit. on the going.) 1. In 4. Extreme bodily or mental pain; intense

ager, a field See ACRE.] 1. Relating to motion: used only with transitive verbs; as, suffering.

lands, especially public lands; pertaining to to set a mill agoing.–2. On the point of That death were better than such a gony

the equitable division of public lands; as, going; about to go; ready to go; as, he is

As grief and fury unto me did bring. Spenser.

agrarian laws.
agoing immediately. (Vulgar.]

Specifically–5. The sufferings of our Saviour
Agon i (algon), n. [Gr. See Agony.) A con-

His grace's landed possessions are irresistibly in. in the garden of Gethsemane. - Agony, An

Burke. test for a prize. Abp. Sancroft.

viting to an agrarian experiment. guish. Agony is pain so extreme as to Agone (a-gon'), pp. or adv. (A. Sax. agan, cause writhing of the body, continued and 2. Growing in fields; wild: said of plants. gone, past, from prefix a, away, and gân, excruciating general pain; anguish is now The charlock is only an agrarian form of Brassica. ge.gan, gone. Wedgwood and others, how generally used of great mental distress,

Prof. Buckman. ever, regard this word as changed from 0.E. though in older English such expressions as - Agrarian laws, in ancient Rome, laws for ygone, in which the y represents the par 'the anguish of a wound' were common. - regulating the distribution of the public tícipial augment ge.) Ago; past; since. SYN. Anguish, torment, throe, struggle, dis lands among the citizens.-Agrarian murMy master left me, because three days agone I fell tress, pangs, suffering.

der, agrarian outrage, an outrage or mur1 Sain. XXX. 13.

Agood 7 (a-gyd'), adv. In earnest. I made der brought about by some dispute as to the Agone (ag'on), n. An agonic line. See her weep agood.' Shak.

occupancy of land. Agora (ag'o-ra), n. The public square and Agrarian (a-grā'ri-an), n. 1. One in favour Agonic (a-gon'ik), a. (Gr. a, priv., and gonia, market-place of a Greek town, answering of an equal division of property, especially an angle. J Not forming an angle. - Agonic to the forum of the Romans.

landed property, among the inhabitants of lines, the name given by Prof. August to two Agouara (a-gö'a-ra), n. [Name in South a country. -2. An agrarian law. An equal lines on the earth's surface, on which the America] A species of racoon (Procyon agrarian is a perpetual law. Harrington. magnetic needle points to the true north, or cancrivorus), called also the crab-eating [Rare.] where the magnetic meridian coincides with racoon, from its habit of eating all kinds of Agrarianism (a-grā'ri-an-izm), n. The act the geographical. One of these lines, called crustaceans and molluscs, marine and ter of upholding an equal division of lands and


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property in general; the principles of one of the committee (which taking up was) of plants, soils, manures, feeding-stuffs for who does so.

agreeable to the order of the day. Agree cattle, &c. It teaches how to improve Agrarianize (a-grā'ri-an-iz), v.t. To distri able has now, however, in this use, been barren soils and renew exhausted ones, as bute among the people, as land.

almost superseded by agreeably.-3. Pleas. also what soils and manures are suitable Agre, Agree,tado. In good part; kindly; ing, either to the mind or senses; as, agree

for specific crops. — Agricultural geology in a friendly manner. *Took agree all my able manners; fruit agreeable to the taste. treats of the resources of a country in rewhole play. Chaucer. My idea of an agreeable person, said Hugo Bohun,

spect of soils, subsoils, subjacent strata, and Agree (a-grē'), v.i. pret. & pp. agreed; ppr. is a person who agrees with me.

Disraeli. mineral manures. agreeing. (Fr. agréer, to give one's consent, 4. Willing or ready to agree or consent.

Agriculturalist (ag-ri-kul'tür-al-ist), n. An to agree - a, and gré, 0. Fr. gret, Pr. grat,

agriculturist. A. J. Ellis. good-will, favour, from L. gratus, pleasant,

These Frenchmen give unto the said captain of

Calais a great sum of money, so that he will be but Agriculture(ag'ri-kul-tūr),n. (L. ager,a field, whence also gratitude, grateful,&c.] 1. With content and agreeable that they may enter into the and cultura, cultivation. See ACRE and CULa personal subject, in which case agree is

said town.

Latimer. TURE.) The cultivation of the ground, more either used absolutely or is followed by

I'll meet you there, and bring my wife that is to especially with the plough and in large areas with before the person with whom the

be. , . . You're agreeable !


or fields in order to raise grain and other agreement subsists, and by upon, on, for, 5.7 Concordant. These manifold and agree. crops for man and beast, including the art or to before the person or thing which is able testimonies of the olde and new writers.' of preparing the soil, sowing and planting the subject or condition of the agreement. Author of 1596 quoted by Fitzedward Hall. seeds, removing the crops, and also the rais. (a) To be of one mind; to harmonize in Agreeablet (a-grē'a-bl), adv.

In an agree

ing and feeding of cattle or other live opinion; as, in the expediency of the law able or pleasing manner; agreeably.

stock; husbandry; tillage; farming. Agriall the parties agree. (b) To live in concord To speak agreeable to him with whom we deal, is culture has been divided into theoretical and or without contention; to live together in more than to speak in good words, or in good order.

practical. Theoretical agriculture, or the some manner as regards harmony.


theory of agriculture, is a science, compreHow dost thou and thy master agree!

Agreeableness (a-grē'a-bl-nes), n. The state

hending in its scope the nature and proper-
or quality of being agreeable; as, (a) suit-

ties of soils, the different sorts of plants and (©) To come to one opinion or mind; to de ableness ; conformity; consistency; as, the

seeds fitted for them, the composition and termine unanimously; to come to an ar agreeableness of virtue to the laws of God.

qualities of manures, and the rotation of rangement or understanding; to arrive at a (6) The quality of pleasing; that quality

crops, and involves a knowledge of chemsettlement. which gives satisfaction or moderate plea

istry, geology, and kindred sciences. PracIf men, skilled in chynical affairs, shall agree to sure to the mind or senses; as, an agreeable

tical agriculture, or husbandry, is an art, write clearly, ... they will be reduced either to ness of manners; there is an agreeableness write nothing, or books that may teach us something. in the taste of certain fruits. (This is the

comprehending all the labours of the field Boyle,

and of the farm-yard, such as preparing the Make not a city feast of it, to let the meat cool ere usual sense of the word.) (c)t Concord

land for the reception of the seed

or plants, we can agree upon the first place, Shak. ance; harmony.

committing the seed to the earth, rearing Didst thou not agree with me for a penny a day?

The agreeableness between man and other parts
Mat. xx. 13.
of creation.

the crop, gathering in the fruits, cultivation

and economy of animal and vegetable proHence, to come to an agreement after a Agreeably (a-grē'a-bli), adv. In an agree ductions, &c. quarrel or dispute; to be reconciled. able manner; as, (a) suitably; consistently; Agriculturism (ag-ri-kul'tūr-izm), n. The art Agree with thine adversary quickly. Mat. v. 25. conformably.

or science of agriculture. (Rare.] (d) To yield assent; to consent; to express

The effect of which is, that marriages grow less Agriculturist (ag-ri-kultūr-ist), n. One concurrence; as, he agreed to accompany frequent, agreeably to the maxim above laid down.

skilled in the art of cultivating the ground;

Paley. the ambassador. 'Agree to any covenants.'

a husbandman. See remark under AGREEABLE, 2. (b) PleasShak. Followed by with before the thing ingly; in an agreeable manner; in a man

They preferred the produce of their locks to that
agreed on.
ner to give pleasure; as, to be agreeably

of their lands, and were shepherds instead of agri-

Agree with his demands to the point. Shak. entertained with a discourse. (c)t Alike;
in the same or a similar manner; similarly. Agrimonia (ag-ri-mõni-a), n. [L.L: agri-

Agrievance. See AGGRIEVANCE. 2. With a thing or things for the subject, in which case agree now takes no preposition

Armed both agreeably.


monia, L. argemonia, Gr. argemönē, agri. except with after it, though formerly to was Agreeingly (a-grē'ing-li), adv. In conform mony. Said to be from Gr. argema, a whitish also so used. (a) To be consistent; to har ity to. Sheldon. (Rare. ]

speck on the eye arising from ulceration monize; not to contradict or be repugnant; Agreement (a-grē'ment), n. 1. The state of (which this plant was supposed to cure), from as, this story agrees with what has been re agreeing or being agreed; as, (a) concord;

argos, white.) A genus of plants, nat order lated by others. harmony; conformity; resemblance.

Rosaceæ; agrimony. The species are slender Their witness agreed not together. Mark xiv. 56. What agreement hath the temple of God with idols ? perennial herbs found in temperate regions. When we possess ourselves with the utmost secu

2 Cor. vi. 26. The common agrimony (A. eupatoria) was rity of the deinonstration, that the three angles of a Expansion and duration have this farther agreement. triangle are equal to two right ones, what do we

formerly of much repute as a medicine. Its

Locke. more but perceive, that equality to two right ones (6) Union of opinions or sentiments; as, a

leaves and root-stock are astringent, and the does necessarily agree to, and is inseparable from the

latter yields a yellow dye. three angles of a triangle.

good agreement subsists among the mem-
bers of the council. (c) In gram. corre-

Agrimony (ag'ri-mon-i), n. The common
All these qualities agree just as well to the oak,

name of the plants of the genus Agrimonia. against which he contends.

spondence of words in respect of number,
Bp. Lowth.
gender, &c. See AGREE, v.i., 2 (d).-2. The

Hemp agrimony belongs to the genus Eupa-
(6) To resemble; to be similar; to be appli-
cable or appropriate; to tally; to match;
act of coming to a mutual arrangement;

torium (E. cannabinum), nat. order Com

positae. to correspond; as, the picture does not agree bargain; compact; contract; stipulation; as,

Agriopes, Agriopus(a-gri'ő-pēs, a-gri'ö-pus), with the original. (c) To suit; to be accom

he made an agreement for the purchase of a

A genus of acanthopterygious Ashes, modated or adapted; as, the same food does

Make an agreement with me by a present.

family Cataphracti, particularly distinnot agree with every constitution. (d) In

2 Ki. xviii. 31.

guished from most other genera of fishes by gram. to correspond in number, case, gen | Agrefe,t adv. [Prefix a, on or in, and grief.] having only nine rays in the pectoral fins. der, or person; as, a verb must agree with In grief. Chaucer.

The A. torvus, or sea-horse, is upwards of 2 feet its nominative. (In certain phrases the Agrege,t Agregget (a-grej'), v.t.and i. (0.Fr. in length, and is common on the shores of the verb to agree is still conjugated, like some

agreger, aggreger, from rustic L. aggraviare, Cape of Good Hope. other intransitive verbs, with the auxiliary classical L. aggravare, to aggravate, as Agrippinian (a-grip-pin'i-an), n. Eccles, a to be instead of have, which gives these abridge from abbreviare.] To aggravate; to follower of Agrippinus, bishop of Carthage phrases, to be agreed, all are agreed, and exaggerate.

in the third century, who first taught and the like, the appearance of being in the Agrestial (a-gres'ti-al), a. Rustic; countri defended the doctrine of rebaptism. passive. The traitors are agreed' (that is, tied. [Rare.)

Agrise,t Agryse,t v.i. [A. Sax. ágrisan, to the traitors have agreed, have or are come Agrestic, Agrestical (a-gresítik, a-gres'tik

dread. Allied to grislic, E. grisly.) To to an agreement). Shak. }

al), a. (L. agrestis, from ager, a field. } shiver; to shudder, as from fear, disgust, Agree (a-grē'), v. t. To settle; to determine; Rural; rustic; pertaining to fields or the or sympathy, and the like. to arrange.

country, in opposition to the city; unpol The kinges herte of pitee gan agrise. Chaucer. He saw from far

ished. [Rare.) Some troublous uprore or contentious fray, Agreve, v.t. To grieve. Chaucer,

Agrise,t v.t. 1. To cause to shudder: to Whereto he drew in haste it to agree. Spenser.

terrify; to disgust. 'Swiche peines that Agricolationt (a-grik'o-lā"shon), n. CultiI do believe the two Pretenders had, privately, vation of the soil Bailey.

your hertes might agrise.' Chaucer. -2. To agreed the matter beforehand.

Agricolistt (a-grik'ől-ist), n. [L. agricola,

make frightful; to disfigure. Engrost with [This use of the verb agree is now obsolete

mud which did them fowle agrise, Spenser. a husbandman-ager, a field, and colo, to except in the passive in the phrase it is

T'he native name for a cultivate.) An agriculturist.

Agrom (a'grom), n. agreed.

disease frequent in Bengal and other parts
It is thus agreed
The pasture and the food of plants

of the East Indies, in which the tongue chaps

First let the young agricolisi be taught. Dodsley. That peaceful truce shall be proclaimed in France.

and becomes rough and sometimes covered Shak.) Agricolous (a-grik'ö-lus), a. Agricultural. with white spots. Agreeability (a-grē'a-bil"i-ti), n.

S. Smith

Agronomic, Agronomical (ag-rö-nom'ik, lity of being agreeable; easiness of disposi- | Agricultor (agʻri-kult-or), n. [L., from ager, ag-rõ-nom'ik-al), a. (Gr. agros, a field, and tion. (Rare.)

a field, and cultor, a cultivator.) One whose nomos, a law.) Relating to ngronomy, or Agreeable (a-grē'a-bl), a. 1. Suitable; con occupation is to till the ground; a farmer;

the management of farms. (Rare.) formable; correspondent; consistent: with a husbandman; one skilled in husbandry,

(Rare.) to; as, the practice of virtue is agreeable to

The experience of British agriculture has shown

that the French agronomical division of the soil is the law of God and our own nature. -2. In Agricultural (ag-ri-kultūr-al), a. Pertain. infinitely less profitable ... than that prevailing in pursuance of; in conformity with; as, agree ing to connected with, or engaged in agri

this country.

Edin. Re. able to the order of the day, the House took culture. – Agricultural societies, societies Agronomist (a-gron'o-mist), n. One who up the report of the committee. This was for promoting agricultural improvements, studies the management of farms. • AD formerly the common usage, and is gram such as the improvement of land, of imple impartial foreign agronomist." Edin. Reo. matically correct, agreeable being an ad. ments, of the breeds of cattle, &c.- Agri [Rare.) jective in concord with the latter clause of cultural chemistry, a branch of chemistry Agronomy (a-gron'ó-mi), n. (Fr. agronomic, the sentence: the House took up the report treating of the composition and properties from Gr. agronomos, rural, from agros, a field,

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