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Definition of the verb agist
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verb - inflections: agisted | agisting | agists
- To take to graze or pasture, at a certain sum; used originally of the feeding of cattle in the king's forests, and collecting the money for the same.
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by Frederick Stroud, Elsie May Wheeler, John McDonald Burke
AGIST. -“ 'Agist,' signifieth in our Common Law, to take ...
by [John] Entick
with stating eagerness, with surprise Agist, or Aghast, a. amazed, astonished, frighted Ag'ate, s. a kind of ...
Entick's New Spelling Dictionary ... Carefully revised, corrected, and improved, by John Robinson (1834)
by John ENTICK, John ROBINSON (Schoolmaster, of London.)
A new Law Dictionary ... to which is added an outline of an action at law and of a suit in equity, etc (1846)
AGIST (from the Fr. giste), signifies to take in and feed the cattle of strangers in the king's forest , ...
A New and Original Work of Refrence to the Words in the English Language
agist ator — aglow a-gís-ta-tor, a [Agist.] The вате as Agistor (q.v.). It is sometimes corrupted into gUt-taker and guest-taker, the uneducated not bein» aware that tator as a suffix in a word modelled on the Lat. and the ling, taker are not ...
To which is Added a Compendium of Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific, Religious, and Sociological Names, and a Complete Summary of Human Achievement in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries ...
[AGIST..] The same as AGISTOR (q.v.). It is sometimes corrupted into gist-taker and guest-taker, the uneducated not being aware that tator as a suffix in a word modelled on the Lat, and the Eng. taker are not identical or even akin. *-&ist-öd, pa.
Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years by Joseph Wright
Containing Full Definitions of the Principal Terms of the Common and Civil Law : Together with Translations and Explanations of the Various Technical Phrases in Different Languages, Occurring in the Ancient and Modern Reports, and Standard Treatises, Embracing Also All the Principal Common and Civil Law Maxims : Compiled on the Basis of Spelman's Glossary, and Adapted to the Jurisprudence of the United States : with Copious Illustrations, Critical and Historical by Alexander Mansfield Burrill
Agisant ; AGIST. [L. Lat. agistare ; from ad, to, and Norm, gister, or giser, to lie or lay.] ...
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Scrabble value of A1G2I1S1T1
The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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