Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A contraction of agent and of against.

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Examples

  • Now, said Johnson, some southern hotheads were proposing a southern convention to air the issue—“a sort of rally upon Southern principles agt Northern principles.”

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • And yet, King reported, the Federalists “were doubtful whether we exceeded them or they us in Numbers—they however say that they have a majority of Eight or twelve agt. us.”

    Ratification

  • This day appeared James Gearing Senior Renews agt .. whom a Warrant was issued on the 13th.

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  • Na 'n rukkie het ek nog vyf skote gehoor en agt Bantoes het uit die plafon geklim.

    'I Saw a Nightmare …' Doing Violence to Memory: The Soweto Uprising, June 16, 1976

  • Repsot from EPU position agt bottom of last thread:

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  • This is no small mortifican to the guard because of the delay it give to there hopes of a Considerable additionall charge agt John Roy. 30 my wife was upon Thursday last delivered of a

    Rob Roy

  • Konker for protection agt the Beast as well as to prevent his escapewhose furious growlings were now plainly distinguishable An old man this Companion now also descended to his assistanceand by their united efforts the

    MS Shelley adds c12 fols 79-80

  • Die bevrydingstryd wat ons oor agt dekades in hierdie land gevoer het, was onderle deur baie diep denke oor en soeke na antwoorde op vrae oor die aard van ons samelewingsorde.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Gevangenis waarin hy 'n vonnis van agt jaar vir roof moes uitdien.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • We might say that such regulations were unjust, tyrannical, unfit for the regulation of an intelligent State; but if rights of a citizen are thereby violated, they are of that fundamental class derived from his position as a citizen of the State, and not those limited rights belonging to him as a citizen of the United States, and such was the decision in _Corfield agt.

    An Account of the Proceedings on the Trial of Susan B. Anthony, on the Charge of Illegal Voting

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