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Origin of agate
OTHER WORDS FROM agateag·ate·like, ag·a·toid, adjective
Words nearby agate
Example sentences from the Web for agate
Agate was widely used to carve high-value objects like signets and cylinder seals in the ancient Near East.
While agate could likely be acquired much more cheaply, aristocratic Romans were serious about their agate.
And, like Teddy, I was approached by Agate to do business with him.
Indeed, Agate admitted in an April 2007 letter that he had been concocting lies and spreading false information about Teddy.
His press aide Mike Sitrick told me that the phone records released by Agate "may be bogus."
Enameled or agate ware which has begun to chip should be discarded.
The shells are very attractive, being variegated with different colors, like agate, from which they receive their common name.
Melt a little of the ferrule cement and smear a little on the tip of the rod, then push the agate down in place.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
It is harder to explain the tradition that the possession of an agate made a man able and eloquent.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
In the morning put on the range, the vegetables in agate kettle, let boil a few minutes, then drain well.