Agger

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Agger An earthwork; a mound; a raised work.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n agger In Roman antiquity, an earthwork or any artificial mound or rampart, as, in Rome, the agger of Servius Tullius.
    • n agger A Roman road or military way, so called because these roads were raised in the middle to turn water to the sides.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., a mound, fr. aggerere, to bear to a place, heap up; ad, + gerere, to bear

Usage

In literature:

Well, men of Agger, enter and rest you.
"The Wanderer's Necklace" by H. Rider Haggard
Nothing can be more plainly traced?a proper agger or vallum, with its corresponding ditch or fossa.
"The Antiquary, Volume 1" by Sir Walter Scott
In the author's text 'aggerere' is printed 'aggere'.
"Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official" by William Sleeman
AGGERES PALUDES HOSTES VICTI.
"The Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876" by J. F. Loubat
AGGER (L.), a mound, rampart.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
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In news:

Jeremy Aggers, Tyler Lyle, Chelsea Lynn-Labate at Farm 255.
Part of the Southern Trail Tour, this evening saw the likes of local musicians Tyler Lyle, Jeremy Aggers, and Chelsea Lynn-Labate.
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