Recent Examples of agate from the Web
An early mention of Bagwell, Oct. 12, 1982, was in tiny agate type.
Bracelets: Purple agate bangles, $68 each, Diadem Jewelry.
In September, she was rewarded with a gold-and-agate necklace that the archaeologists had spent four months trying to liberate from the earth.
Black agate and diamond earrings in pink 18k gold, $7,380.
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Origin and Etymology of agate
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of agate for English Language Learners
: a very hard stone used especially in jewelry that has colors arranged in stripes or in patches
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