noun, plural a·go·nes [uh-goh-neez] /əˈgoʊ niz/.
Origin of agon
Examples from the Web for agon
Furthermore, this agon happens between the poems or plays or novels themselves, and not between the writers.Compliments Are Nice, but Enough With the Cormac McCarthy Comparisons|William Giraldi|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Preceding her was Agon, the High Priest, arrayed in his most gorgeous vestments, and on either side were other priests.
The next day was called the day of the “Cups”—there was a contest or agon of drinking.Ancient Art and Ritual|Jane Ellen Harrison
Agon is still the ordinary Russian word for fire, the equivalent of the Latin ignis.Russian Fairy Tales|W. R. S. Ralston