Agism



n.

alternative spelling of ageism.
Historical Examples

Sav′ageness; Sav′agery, fierceness: ferocity: wild growth of plants; Sav′agism.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements) Various

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    to feed or pasture (livestock) for a fee. verb (transitive) (law) to care for and feed (cattle or horses) for payment to assess and charge (land or its owner) with a public burden, such as a tax

  • Agister

    to feed or pasture (livestock) for a fee. verb (transitive) (law) to care for and feed (cattle or horses) for payment to assess and charge (land or its owner) with a public burden, such as a tax



  • Agistment

    the act of . a contract or an agreement to . the fee paid or the profit made in . Historical Examples But the most valued is that of agistment or pasturage, especially of ponies. The Customs of Old England F. J. Snell agistment, or the taking in of cattle or live stock to feed […]

  • Agit

    (in prescriptions) shake, stir. Historical Examples On agit comme si l’or avant que d’avoir t couvert par les deux couches suprieures, avoit t charri par des eaux courantes. Theory of the Earth, Volume 2 (of 4) James Hutton Nuntius apostaticus (a play on the word apostolicus) agit summis viribus. History of the Reformation in the […]



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