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ag·gie 1

A playing marble.

[ag(ate) + -y.]

ag·gie 2

n. Informal
1. An agricultural school or college.
2. A student enrolled at such a school or college.

[ag(ricultural) + -y.]


1. slang US an agricultural student
2. informal a kind of playing marble


(ˈæg i)



(ˈæg i)

n. (sometimes cap.)
1. an agriculture college.
2. a student at an agricultural college.
[1900–05, Amer.; ag (ricultural) + -ie]


Not a student or graduate of an A&M (Agricultural and Mechanical) school but, rather, an agate marble.
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Now, don't you think," Baxter's finger wagged under her nose--"can't you think that poor Aggie did the same thing at Holmescroft when she fell out of the window?"
Won't you believe that what nearly happened to you must have happened to poor Aggie that night?
If their theory of poor Aggie making away with herself was correct, she was eternally lost!"
And after what happened to Mary last night, I see perfectly what happened to poor Aggie. She had the family throat too.
"Yet Aggie had slept in that room for years," she interrupted.
"And I might have been killed as--perhaps Aggie was killed."
'ave it from the first that poor Miss Aggie 'ad made away with herself; an', of course, Miss Bessie took the notion from you: Only Master--Mister John stood out, -and--and I'd 'ave taken my Bible oath you was making away with yourself last night."
"So long as I know that Aggie didn't make away with herself," he explained, "I tell you frankly I don't care what happened.
Aggie didn't do it!" and "She didn't do it!" echoed Miss
I can think henceforward of Aggie without sorrow." She tripped, absolutely tripped, across the hall.
His teeth protruded from between his lips and his eyes were blue with the colorless blueness of the marbles called "aggies" that the boys of Winesburg carried in their pockets.
Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq) welcomed about 140 new students for orientation during the three-day Aggie Life 101 orientation.