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 Ag’atha.Agave (3 syl.) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Agathà (St.).
 
Represented in Christian art with a pair of shears, and holding in her hand a salver, on which her breasts are placed. The reference is to her martyrdom, when her breasts were cut off by a pair of shears.   1
 


 Ag’atha.Agave (3 syl.) 

 
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