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agate “very vilely cut—If low, an,” MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, iii. 1. 65 ; “I was never manned with an agate till now,” 2 HENRY IV., i. 2. 16. ( “had an agate for my man,” JOHNSON ; was waited on by an agate) Allusions to the small figures cut in agate for rings, for ornaments to be worn in the hat, etc.

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