Agate, a stone of the flint kind, often worn in rings, with little figures cut in it: “his heart, like an a., with your print impress'd,” LLL II, 236. Serving as a symbol of smallness: Ado III, 1, 65. H4B I, 2, 19.
Shakespeare Lexicon. Alexander Schmidt. Berlin. Georg Reimer. 1902.
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