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Agnesʹ Day (St.)

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21st January. Upon St. Agnesʹ night, you take a row of pins, and pull out every one, one after another. Saying a pater-noster, stick a pin in your sleeve, and you will dream of him or her you śhall marry.—Aubrey: Miscellany, p. 136.

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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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Agent
Agglutinate Languages
Aghast
Agio
Agis
Agist
Agla
Aglaos
Agnes
Agnes (St.)
Agnes Day (St.)
Agnoites (3 syl.). Ag-no-ites, or Ag-no-i-tæ
Agnostic (An)
Agnus-castus
Agnus Dei
Agog
Agonistes
Agonistics
Agony
Agony Column
Agra rian Law