(Brit) a novel or drama depicting the lives and concerns of the English middle classes
a genre of fiction focusing on the middle class living in country houses in Great Britain
The best-known author of ‘AGA sagas’ is Joanna Trollope.
for the Aga (trademark) cooker that is thought to symbolize the middle-class homemaker lifestyle of the main characters of such books
a Christian prophet who predicted a great famine. Acts 11:28. Historical Examples A famine had afflicted the country,—probably that which Agabus had foretold. “Granny’s Chapters” Lady Mary Ross Agabus seems to have been specially gifted in the direction of prediction. The Expositor’s Bible: The Acts of the Apostles, Vol. 2 G. T. Stokes And as […]
agac American Guild of Authors and Composers
. the nonlegal or narrative material, as parables, maxims, or anecdotes, in the Talmud and other rabbinical literature, serving either to illustrate the meaning or purpose of the law, custom, or Biblical passage being discussed or to introduce a different, unrelated topic. Historical Examples So Agada implied much miscellaneous material and included everything not strictly […]
(def 2). Historical Examples Later traditions cherished the name of a king, Enmeduranki, whom they called a king of Sippar or Agade. Archology and the Bible George A. Barton E-an-dadia, name of zikkurat at Agade, 639;meaning of name, 639. The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria Morris Jastrow Besides the kings of Agade, the rulers of […]