from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Used as a title for a civil or military leader, especially in Turkey.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of agha.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. In Turkey, a commander or chief officer. It is used also as a title of respect.
from The 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey)
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.