Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Ag’noites (3 syl.). Ag’-no-ites, or Ag-no’-i-tæ (4 syl.).

 Agnes’ Day (St.),Agnostic (An). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ag’noites (3 syl.). Ag’-no-ites, or Ag-no’-i-tæ (4 syl.).
 
(1) Certain heretics in the fourth century who said “God did not know everything.”   1
   (2) Another sect, in the sixth century, who maintained that Christ “did not know the time of the day of judgment.” (Greek, alpha not; gammaiotagammanuomegasigmakappaomega, to know.)   2
 


 Agnes’ Day (St.),Agnostic (An). 

 
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