Main definitions of agist in English

: agist1agist2

agist1

transitive verb

[with object]
  • Take in and feed (livestock) for payment.

    • ‘the dairy farmer might wish to agist lambs after the cows are housed for the winter’

Pronunciation

agist

/ˈājist/ /ˈeɪdʒɪst/

Origin

Late Middle English (in the sense ‘use or allow the use of land for pasture’): from Old French agister, from a- (from Latin ad ‘to, at’) + gister, from giste ‘lodging’.

Main definitions of agist in English

: agist1agist2

agist2

noun

US variant of ageist

Pronunciation

agist

/ˈājist/ /ˈeɪdʒɪst/