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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ag’ape (3 syl.).
 
A love-feast. The early Christians held a love-feast before or after communion, when contributions were made for the poor. These feasts became a scandal, and were condemned at the Council of Carthage, 397. (Greek, agap, love.)   1
 


 Aganippe (4 syl.).Agapem’one (5 syl.). 

 
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