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  1. (often initial capital letter) a person living in a certain historical age: a Gilded Ager; Stone Agers.
  2. (often initial capital letter) a person who embraces a certain cultural movement: New Agers.
  3. a person in a certain period or stage of human life.See also golden ager.
  4. a thing that ages something: Sunlight is a skin ager.
  5. a worker who inspects electric lamps.
  6. an apparatus filled with steam through which dyed cloth is passed in order to fix the dye.
  7. a worker who stabilizes the electrical properties of a device by passing a current through it.
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Examples from the Web for ager

Historical Examples of ager

  • It takes him all the time to shake, and it takes all his money to buy his ager medicine.

    Shadows of Shasta

    Joaquin Miller

  • He himself had been troubled with the dumb "ager" since last conference.

  • He himself had been troubled with a dumb "ager" since last conference.

  • "The ager got hold of me yesterday and shook me right smart," he said.

    The Boys of '61

    Charles Carleton Coffin.

  • But it was no longer the ager publicus only; it was all Italy that lay at the mercy of the legions.

    What is Property?

    P. J. Proudhon