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Agony Column

of a newspaper. A column containing advertisements of missing relatives and friends; indicating great distress of mind in the advertiser.

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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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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
Agrimony
Ague (A cure for)
Ague.cheek
Agur’s Wish (Prov. xxx. 8)
Ahasue rus
Ahead
Ahithophel
Ah med (Prince)
Aholibah (Ezek. xxiii. 4, 11, etc.)