Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which ages; specifically, a chamber in which mordanted or dyed cloth is submitted to the process of aging. A steam-ager is such a chamber to which both air and steam are admitted.
  • noun In civil law, a field; generally, a portion of land inclosed by definite boundaries.

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  • noun That which ages something.

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Examples

  • If just any tough teen-ager is beaten on the fingers by his teacher, one can assume that school officials will be able to pass it off as discipline.

    Death at an Early Age

  • If just any tough teen-ager is beaten on the fingers by his teacher, one can assume that school officials will be able to pass it off as discipline.

    Death at an Early Age

  • Don't see this as a long term ager but if i had any more i wouldn't be in too much of a hurry to open it. (88+ pts).

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  • Mental illness is kind of romantic in this psychiatric-ward coming-of-ager, which is more Breakfast Club than Cuckoo's Nest.

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  • "Dean is an NPR liberal" doesn't fit because he doesn't come off as a touchy-feely, new-ager, which is the common perception of liberals except to Ann Coulter who sees us as evil agents of Satan.

    Hullabaloo

  • What in Latin was called ager, or territorium, namely a district subject to a city, was habitually known in the Roman East as a diœcesis.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • 'It's UVA that's the silent skin ager, which is present year-round and can penetrate clouds and glass.

    LewRockwell.com

  • 'It's UVA that's the silent skin ager, which is present year-round and can penetrate clouds and glass.

    LewRockwell.com

  • Whether the monotonous stretches of pine barren depress mentally, or frequent recurring "ager" prostrates physically, who shall say?

    Four Years in Rebel Capitals An Inside View of Life in the Southern Confederacy from Birth to Death

  • Pausing a moment to enable the master to write his certain method of curing the dumb "ager" upon the book and volume of his brain,

    Selected Stories of Bret Harte

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