Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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Agricolist noun A cultivator of the soil; an agriculturist. Dodsley.

Agricultor noun [ Latin , from ager field + cultor cultivator.] An agriculturist; a farmer. [ R.]

Agricultural adjective Of or pertaining to agriculture; connected with, or engaged in, tillage; as, the agricultural class; agricultural implements, wages, etc. -- Ag`ri*cul"tur*al*ly , adverb

Agricultural ant (Zoology) , a species of ant which gathers and stores seeds of grasses, for food. The remarkable species ( Myrmica barbata ) found in Texas clears circular areas and carefully cultivates its favorite grain, known as ant rice.

Agriculturalist noun An agriculturist (which is the preferred form.)

Agriculture noun [ Latin agricultura ; ager field + cultura cultivation: confer French agriculture . See Acre and Culture .] The art or science of cultivating the ground, including the harvesting of crops, and the rearing and management of live stock; tillage; husbandry; farming.

Agriculturism noun Agriculture. [ R.]

Agriculturist noun One engaged or skilled in agriculture; a husbandman.

The farmer is always a practitioner, the agriculturist may be a mere theorist.

Agrief adverb [ Prefix a- + grief .] In grief; amiss. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.

Agrimony noun [ Middle English agremoyne , Old French aigremoine , Latin agrimonia for argemonia , from Greek ....] (Botany) (a) A genus of plants of the Rose family. (b) The name is also given to various other plants; as, hemp agrimony ( Eupatorium cannabinum ); water agrimony ( Bidens ).

» The Agrimonia eupatoria , or common agrimony, a perennial herb with a spike of yellow flowers, was once esteemed as a medical remedy, but is now seldom used.

Agrin (ȧ*grĭn") adverb & adjective [ Prefix a- + grin .] In the act of grinning. "His visage all agrin ." Tennyson.

Agriologist (ăg`rĭ*ŏl"o*jĭst) noun One versed or engaged in agriology.

Agriology (ăg`rĭ*ŏl"o*jȳ) noun [ Greek 'a`grios wild, savage + -logy .] Description or comparative study of the customs of savage or uncivilized tribes.

Agrise intransitive verb [ Anglo-Saxon āgrīsan to dread; ā- (cf. Goth. us- , German er- , orig. meaning out ) + grīsan , for gr...san (only in comp.), akin to Old High German gr...is...n , German grausen , to shudder. See Grisly .] To shudder with terror; to tremble with fear. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.

Agrise transitive verb
1. To shudder at; to abhor; to dread; to loathe. [ Obsolete] Wyclif.

2. To terrify; to affright. [ Obsolete]

His manly face that did his foes agrise .

Agrom noun [ Native name.] (Medicine) A disease occurring in Bengal and other parts of the East Indies, in which the tongue chaps and cleaves.

Agronomic, Agronomical [ Confer French agronomique .] Pertaining to agronomy, of the management of farms.

Agronomics noun The science of the distribution and management of land.

Agronomist noun One versed in agronomy; a student of agronomy.

Agronomy noun [ Greek ... rural; as a noun, an overseer of the public lands; ... field + ... usage, ... to deal out, manage: confer French agronomie .] The management of land; rural economy; agriculture.

Agrope adverb & adjective [ Prefix a- + grope .] In the act of groping. Mrs. Browning.

Agrostis noun [ Latin , from Greek ....] A genus of grasses, including species called in common language bent grass . Some of them, as redtop ( Agrostis vulgaris ), are valuable pasture grasses.

Agrostographic, Agrostographical adjective [ Confer French agrostographique .] Pertaining to agrostography.

Agrostography noun [ Greek ... + - graphy .] A description of the grasses.

Agrostologic, Agrostological adjective Pertaining to agrostology.

Agrostologist noun One skilled in agrostology.

Agrostology noun [ Greek ... + - logy .] That part of botany which treats of the grasses.

Agrotechny noun [ Greek ... field, land + ... an art.] That branch of agriculture dealing with the methods of conversion of agricultural products into manufactured articles; agricultural technology.

Aground adverb & adjective [ Prefix a- + ground .] On the ground; stranded; -- a nautical term applied to a ship when its bottom lodges on the ground. Totten.

Agroupment noun See Aggroupment .

Agrypnotic noun [ Greek ... sleepless; ... to chase, search for + ... sleep: confer French agrypnotique .] Anything which prevents sleep, or produces wakefulness, as strong tea or coffee.

Aguardiente noun [ Spanish , contr. of agua ardiente burning water (L. aqua water + ardens burning).]
1. A inferior brandy of Spain and Portugal.

2. A strong alcoholic drink, especially pulque. [ Mexico and Spanish America.]

Ague noun [ Middle English agu , ague , Old French agu , French aigu , sharp, Old French fem. ague , Late Latin (febris) acuta , a sharp, acute fever, from Latin acutus sharp. See Acute .]
1. An acute fever. [ Obsolete] "Brenning agues ." P. Plowman.

2. (Medicine) An intermittent fever, attended by alternate cold and hot fits.

3. The cold fit or rigor of the intermittent fever; as, fever and ague .

4. A chill, or state of shaking, as with cold. Dryden.

Ague cake , an enlargement of the spleen produced by ague. -- Ague drop , a solution of the arsenite of potassa used for ague. -- Ague fit , a fit of the ague. Shak. -- Ague spell , a spell or charm against ague. Gay. -- Ague tree , the sassafras, -- sometimes so called from the use of its root formerly, in cases of ague. [ Obsolete]

Ague transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Agued ] To strike with an ague, or with a cold fit. Heywood.

Aguilt transitive verb To be guilty of; to offend; to sin against; to wrong. [ Obsolete] Chaucer.

Aguise noun Dress. [ Obsolete] Dr. H. More.

Aguise transitive verb [ Pref a- + guise .] To dress; to attire; to adorn. [ Obsolete]

Above all knights ye goodly seem aguised .

Aguish adjective
1. Having the qualities of an ague; somewhat cold or shivering; chilly; shaky.

Her aguish love now glows and burns.

2. Productive of, or affected by, ague; as, the aguish districts of England. T. Arnold.

-- A"gu*ish*ness , noun

Agush adverb & adjective [ Prefix a- + gush .] In a gushing state. Hawthorne.

Agynous adjective [ Greek 'a priv. + gynh` woman.] (Botany) Without female organs; male.

Ah interj. [ Middle English a : confer Old French a , French ah , Latin ah , Greek ..., Sk. ā , Icelandic æ, Old High German ā , Lithuanian á , áá .] An exclamation, expressive of surprise, pity, complaint, entreaty, contempt, threatening, delight, triumph, etc., according to the manner of utterance.

Aha interj. [ Ah , interj. + ha .] An exclamation expressing, by different intonations, triumph, mixed with derision or irony, or simple surprise.

Aha noun A sunk fence. See Ha- ha . Mason.

Ahead adverb [ Prefix a- + head .]
1. In or to the front; in advance; onward.

The island bore but a little ahead of us.

2. Headlong; without restraint. [ Obsolete] L'Estrange.

To go ahead . (a) To go in advance. (b) To go on onward. (c) To push on in an enterprise. [ Colloq] -- To get ahead of . (a) To get in advance of. (b) To surpass; to get the better of. [ Colloq.]

Aheap adverb [ Prefix a- + heap .] In a heap; huddled together. Hood.

Aheight adverb [ Prefix a- + height .] Aloft; on high. [ Obsolete] "Look up aheight ." Shak.

Ahem interj. An exclamation to call one's attention; hem.

Ahey interj. Hey; ho.

Ahigh adverb On high. [ Obsolete] Shak.

Ahold adverb [ Prefix a- + hold .] Near the wind; as, to lay a ship ahold . [ Obsolete] Shak.

Ahorseback adverb On horseback.

Two suspicious fellows ahorseback .