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  • alias
  • epithet
  • surname
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It was this slight connection with ‘the trade’ which gained for Cromwell the agnomen of ‘the brewer.’
NINETEEN CENTURIES OF DRINK IN ENGLANDRICHARD VALPY FRENCH
A blank is here in the MS. Agnomen is found in some of the others.
OLD ENGLISH CHRONICLESVARIOUS
He obtained the Agnomen of Numidicus for his services in the Jugurthine war.
PLUTARCH'S LIVES, VOLUME IIAUBREY STEWART & GEORGE LONG
To counteract the confusion that would inevitably arise, an agnomen or "tee-name" is usually appended.
LITERARY TOURS IN THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS OF SCOTLANDDANIEL TURNER HOLMES
Sometimes there was also a fourth name, called the agnomen, added from some illustrious action, or remarkable event.
ROMAN ANTIQUITIES, AND ANCIENT MYTHOLOGYCHARLES K. DILLAWAY
I was a little anxious to know whether her ladyship would honour me with an agnomen.
TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 4 (OF 10)MARIA EDGEWORTH
Most Latin authors have three names—the prenomen, which answers to our Christian name; the nomen, or family name; and the agnomen.
HOW TO CATALOGUE A LIBRARYHENRY B. (HENRY BENJAMIN) WHEATLEY
Latin authors to be registered under their nomens, except in those cases where the agnomen has been popularly adopted.
HOW TO CATALOGUE A LIBRARYHENRY B. (HENRY BENJAMIN) WHEATLEY
Why old Antony was persuaded of the devil to christen his second child by the ungodly agnomen of Henry, we are not informed.
CURIOSITIES OF PURITAN NOMENCLATURECHARLES W. BARDSLEY
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