fortification agate

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noun

an agate, used as a gem, having polygonal banding such that it suggests the plan of a bastion.

Nearby words

  1. forthright,
  2. forthwith,
  3. forties,
  4. fortieth,
  5. fortification,
  6. fortified pa,
  7. fortified wine,
  8. fortify,
  9. fortin barometer,
  10. fortis

Origin of fortification agate

First recorded in 1880–85

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