Ague cake, an enlargement of the spleen produced by ague.Ague drop, a solution of the arsenite of potassa used for ague.Ague fit, a fit of the ague. Shak.Ague spell, a spell or charm against ague. Gay.Ague tree, the sassafras, — sometimes so called from the use of its root formerly, in cases of ague. [Obs.]

(A"gue), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Agued ] To strike with an ague, or with a cold fit. Heywood.

(A*guilt") v. t. To be guilty of; to offend; to sin against; to wrong. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(A*guise") n. Dress. [Obs.] Dr. H. More.

(A*guise"), v. t. [Pref a- + guise.] To dress; to attire; to adorn. [Obs.]

Above all knights ye goodly seem aguised.

(A"gu*ish) a.

1. Having the qualities of an ague; somewhat cold or shivering; chilly; shaky.

Her aguish love now glows and burns.

2. Productive of, or affected by, ague; as, the aguish districts of England. T. Arnold.

A"gu*ish*ness, n.

(A*gush") adv. & a. [Pref. a- + gush.] In a gushing state. Hawthorne.

(Ag`ros*tol"o*gist) n. One skilled in agrostology.

(Ag`ros*tol"ogy) n. [Gr. + - logy.] That part of botany which treats of the grasses.

(A*ground") adv. & a. [Pref. a- + ground.] On the ground; stranded; — a nautical term applied to a ship when its bottom lodges on the ground. Totten.

(A*group"ment) n. See Aggroupment.

(Ag`ryp*not"ic) n. [Gr. sleepless; to chase, search for + sleep: cf. F. agrypnotique.] Anything which prevents sleep, or produces wakefulness, as strong tea or coffee.

(||A`guar*di*en"te) n. [Sp., contr. of agua ardiente burning water (L. aqua water + ardens burning).]

1. A inferior brandy of Spain and Portugal.

2. A strong alcoholic drink, especially pulque. [Mexico and Spanish America.]

(A"gue) n. [OE. agu, ague, OF. agu, F. aigu, sharp, OF. fem. ague, LL. (febris) acuta, a sharp, acute fever, fr. L. acutus sharp. See Acute.]

1. An acute fever. [Obs.] "Brenning agues." P. Plowman.

2. (Med.) An intermittent fever, attended by alternate cold and hot fits.

3. The cold fit or rigor of the intermittent fever; as, fever and ague.

4. A chill, or state of shaking, as with cold. Dryden.

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