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Agathà (St.)

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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.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Agamarshana
Agamemnon
Aganicē
Aganippe
Agape
Agapemone
Agape tæ
Agate
Ag ate
Agatha
Agathà (St.)
Agave
Agdistes (self-indulgence)
Age as accords (To)
Age of Animals
Age of Women (The)
Age of the Bishops (The)
Age of the Popes (The)
Agĕ hoc
Ages
Agelasta