American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Used as a title for a civil or military leader, especially in Turkey.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A title formerly given to great chiefs in Turkey, and especially to the commander-in-chief of the janizaries.
- n. A title of respect given to village magnates and petty gentlemen in Turkey.
- n. Also spelled agha.
- n. alternative spelling of agha.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. In Turkey, a commander or chief officer. It is used also as a title of respect.
- n. title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey)
- Turkish ağa, from Old Turkic aqa, older brother. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I drew some of my best -- "This, honourable sir," said I, presenting the glass, "is what I call my aga wine: the late aga was so fond of it, he used to order a whole cask at once to his house, and had it taken there in a litter.”
“Or she is said of aga, that is to say speaking, and of thau, that is perfection, that is that she was speaking and accomplishing much perfectly, and that appeareth well in her answers.”
“Or she is said of aga, that is solemn, and of thau, that is perfection, for the perfection was right solemn, like as it appeareth by the angels that buried her.”
“My man sent me various things by Chambers, but the aga was my receiver, thinking them too good for me.”
“He is also demanding that children address him as 'aga' instead of 'gospodin' (Mister), had prohibited girls from attending the last prom in civil attire and issued a ban on celebrations.”
“He heart was warmed by Pa'aga's caring concern for his well-being, and his own icy scheming melted away.”
““I'm in tune with the primal juices of creation, and a series of past lives that date back to twelve millions B.C. in Sumeria when I was first named Daikon Gurubagga… aga…oh cripes these stupid names gagaha… hagani, you know.””
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“Separately, the Supreme Court said it will consider whether investors can proceed with a securities-fraud lawsuit aga inst Halliburton Co.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘aga’.
Here I have in mind a list of words that could be spelled with only the letters A, B, C, D, E, F, and G--and thus could also be played as a tune on the piano.
¡La única lista que también incluye flexiónes verbales y pluralizaciones! Ayúdame a encontrarlas todas.
(Por ser una lista para Scrabble, los dígrafos ll, rr, y ch valen como una sola ...
I'm wading through Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin novels one by one, and someday, I'll wade through them again and list all the words I learned while reading them.
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3 letter words, not the girl band.
boggle and speed scrabble would not be half as fun without them.
About leaders, particularly the authority-figure at the top of the tree.
Lista de palabras útiles, raras o esotéricas para Scrabble en Español recopiladas de partidas ordinarias.
Todas las palabras se encuentran en el DRAE.
Algunas palabras po...
There are 17576 different sequences of three letters (26 x 26 x 26). How many of them occur in words? General rules of engagement: mononyms only, lower case preferred to upper case, short preferred...
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