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 Agonis’tes (4 syl.).Ag’ony 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Agonis’tics.
 
A branch of the Donatists of Africa who roamed from town to town affirming they were ministers of justice. The Greek agn (an assembly) = the Latin nundnœ, days when the law-courts were opened, that country people might go and get their law-suits settled.   1
 


 Agonis’tes (4 syl.).Ag’ony 

 
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