Agger



Also called double tide. Oceanography.

a high tide in which the water rises to a certain level, recedes, then rises again.
a low tide in which the water recedes to a certain level, rises slightly, then recedes again.

(in ancient Roman building) an earthen mound or rampart, especially one having no revetment.
agriculture:
ag courses; to major in ag.
Historical Examples

Even some of the men of agger were there, who had come to pay homage to their new lord.
The Wanderer’s Necklace H. Rider Haggard

In some places the agger is above three foot raised from the surface.
The Evolution Of An English Town Gordon Home

The next thing that I remember is the coming of the men of agger.
The Wanderer’s Necklace H. Rider Haggard

He asked where the men of agger were, and Steinar told him what he had done.
The Wanderer’s Necklace H. Rider Haggard

Back to back with the equites extraordinarii are the infantry of the same, facing the agger at the rear of the whole camp.
The Histories of Polybius, Vol. I (of 2) Polybius

Athalbrand would not suffer it till he was sure of the matter of the lordship of agger.
The Wanderer’s Necklace H. Rider Haggard

But the Romans had two words, agger the embankment, and vallum the palisading on the top of it.
The Histories of Polybius, Vol. I (of 2) Polybius

The agger was made of trunks of trees piled up, mingled with earth, with inclines for reaching the summit.
Annals of a Fortress E. Viollet-le-Duc

Behind the custom-house is a fine piece of the agger and the Porta Viminalis.
Rambles in Rome S. Russell Forbes

The agger was most commonly made of trunks of trees, crossed and heaped up like the timber in a funeral pile.
History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2 Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.

noun
an earthwork or mound forming a rampart, esp in a Roman military camp
interjection (South African)
an expression of surprise, annoyance, pleasure, etc
sentence connector
an expression used to preface a remark, gain time, etc
abbreviation
Antigua and Barbuda
Chemical symbol
silver
abbreviation
Adjutant General
Attorney General
Aktiengesellschaft
n.

abbreviation of agriculture, attested from 1918, American English.

Ag
The symbol for the element silver.
Ag
The symbol for silver.

modifier

Aggravated or annoyed: He got aggro when the interview took longer than he planned
agricultural
agriculture
antigen
silver
adjutant general
again (shortwave transmission)
attorney general

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