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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).

AGNAME, n. An added name, nickname. (N.E.D. does not mark this word as Sc., but quotes only from Hugh Miller, as below.)Sc. 1834 H. Miller Scenes and Leg. iv. (1857) 52:
The title, or agname, of Paterhemon.

[Formed on anal. of Lat. agnomen; Lat. ag- = ad- + Eng. name.]

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