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- adv. Obsolete spelling of again.
- prep. Obsolete spelling of again.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. See again.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An old spelling of again, still occasionally used.
There isn't the man as is livin 'as I'd let say a word agen her.
Well, she's my mother; and I won't utter a word agen her.
Because you know, guv'nor nobody'll believe my word agen Squire Greyle's.
No '' at I'm daurin 'or wad daur to say a word agen the w'y' at the warl's goverrnt, but there's some things 'at naebody can un'erstan' -- I defy them!
'Gin ony man-body says a word agen yer mither, ye maun jist knock him doon upo 'the spot.'
"I wouldn't ha 'said a word agen her if she'd insisted upon the fine young gentleman paying for his frolic a trying to fool you -- which he didn't do an' you may thank yourself for your sperrit Miss Lavvy -- that was only what a mother ought to do, but to sell her own child to make money out of her own flesh an 'blood -- well I up an' told her to her face what I thought of her."
'im -- no clarss like, -- but' e wouldn't 'ear a word agen' er.
"My Tom han't ever said a word agen 'you, and the odds are he'll say nothing now.
I'll tak 'a dog's word agen thine ony day, owd lad,' said Moses.
An 'it's no for me to say ae word agen you, Maister Sutherlan', gin ye had been a hantle waur nor a young thochtless lad cudna weel help bein '.