aggie
Noun

aggie

  1. (informal) Marble or a marble made of agate, or one that looks as if it were made of agate.
    • 1950, The Martian Chronicles ↗, Ray Bradbury:
      smallcaps Mrs. Collins. Never seen so many children out. Snowmen in every yard this year.
      smallcaps Billy. Look at mine, Mr Willis. Got a baseball for a nose and my best aggies for eyes.
      smallcaps Mr. Willis. Yeah, marbles are fine—but in my day we used coal.
    • 1999, Abdelkader Benali, ‎Susan Massotty, Wedding by the Sea (page 60)
      Most of the time it went fine; some of his classmates had so many marbles they could have opened up their own shop in smurfs, pirates, purple aggies and pink panthers.
Noun

aggie (plural aggies)

  1. (US, informal) An agricultural school, such as one of the state land-grant colleges.
  2. (US, informal) A student or alumnus of such a school.

Aggie
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈæ.ɡi/
Proper noun
  1. A female given name.
    • 1876 Annie Howells Fréchette, Reuben Dale, Galaxy, W.C. and F.P.Church, 1876, page 394
      "Why do you call Mrs. Stone Aggie? Agnes is such a beautiful name, it is a shame to nick it in that way." Then, quickly regretting his impatience, he added, "You would not have been jealous, would you, Jenny?"
Noun

aggie (plural aggies)

  1. (US) An agricultural school, such as one of the state land-grant colleges esp. one with the phrase "Agricultural & Mechanical" in its name
  2. (US) A student or alumnus of such a school esp. a student or alumnus of Texas A&M University



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