a) A diminutive of the female given names Agnes and Agatha.

"Why do you call Mrs. Stone Aggie? Agnes is such a beautiful name, it is a shame to nick it in that way." Then, quickly regretting his impatience, he added, "You would not have been jealous, would you, Jenny?"

b) An agricultural school, such as one of the state land-grant colleges.

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