Saint Agatha (ăg´əthə), 3d cent., Sicilian virgin, martyred under Roman Emperor Decius. She is mentioned in the Martyrology of Jerome and the Calendar of Carthage in the 6th cent. Agatha is invoked against outbreaks of fire and is the patron saint of bell makers. Feast: Feb. 5.
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