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Agonistics

Agonis′tics

A branch of the Donatists of Africa who roamed from town to town affirming they were ministers of justice. The Greek agon (an assembly) = the Latin nundinæ, days when the law-courts were opened, that country people might go and get their law-suits settled.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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