Examples from the Web for agnes
And Sherriff and baby Agnes had passed the 21 days incubation period, proving they had not contracted Ebola.
Sister Agnes Mueller, 62, was a theologian and a nurse—both practical skills in the field.Caught: Female Assassin Who Allegedly Murdered Five American Nuns|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cases in point: girl starbabies named Autumn James, Gracie James, Mary James, Poppy James, Agnes Charles and Lucy Thomas.
First, though, during the months that her case was under appeal, Agnes awaited execution in the home of a farmer and his family.
The Daily Pic: In 1982, Agnes Denes cultivated wheat in Battery Park.
Agnes, however, carried the oars up to the tent and then forgot about the rest of her task as she dipped into a new book.The Corner House Girls Under Canvas|Grace Brooks Hill
For Agnes was positive that Barnabetta was guiltless of the final disappearance of the treasure trove.The Corner House Girls' Odd Find|Grace Brooks Hill
By the by, aunt,” said I, after dinner; “I have been speaking to Agnes about what you told me.The Personal History of David Copperfield |Charles Dickens
"Her fortune is larger than I imagined it to be," replied Agnes.The Widow Barnaby|Frances Trollope
And then next year Agnes will come to me; and so before I die I shall see you all in want, with large families.The House of Heine Brothers, in Munich|Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for agnes
Word Origin and History for agnes
fem. proper name, mid-12c., from Old French Agnes, from Greek Hagne "pure, chaste," from fem. of hagnos "holy," from PIE *yag- "to worship, reverence" (see hagiology). St. Agnes, martyred 303 C.E., is patron saint of young girls, hence the folk connection of St. Agnes' Eve (Jan. 20-21) with love divinations. In Middle English, frequently phonetically as Annis, Annys. In U.S., among the top 50 names for girls born between 1887 and 1919.