noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for ager

Historical Examples of ager

  • This ager publicus was leased by the censors to farmers (aratores) who paid rent (vectigal) for it.

  • One lady had "just broke the ager on-ter her by sax-fax tea, mix'd with Colombo."

  • The nation had its folkland, its ager publicus, the property of no one man but of the whole state.

    William the Conqueror

    Edward Augustus Freeman

  • First as to the whole territory or ager occupied by the village community or township.

  • It was then determined by the Emperor Vespasian that the ager publicus of Abonia should be colonized.

    Annals of a Fortress

    E. Viollet-le-Duc