a type of British cooker made of solid iron that is also used for heating. ‘Aga saga’ is a humorous name for a novel about the lives of British middle-class women, because Agas are very popular with this group.
A book containing the words of a language, arranged alphabetically, with explanations of their meanings; a lexicon; a vocabulary; a wordbook. Hence, a book containing the words belonging to any system or province of knowledge arranged alphabetically. Early 16th century: from medieval Latin dictionarium (manuale) or dictionarius (liber) 'manual or book of words,' from Latin dictionary.