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hag

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noun \ˈhag\

Definition of hag

  1. 1 :  an ugly, slatternly, or evil-looking old woman

  2. 2 archaic a :  a female demon b :  an evil or frightening spirit :  hobgoblin

  3. 3 :  witch

haggish play \ˈha-gish\ adjective


Origin of hag

Middle English hagge demon, old woman


First Known Use: 14th century

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hag

noun

Definition of hag

  1. 1 British :  quagmire, bog

  2. 2 British :  a firm spot in a bog



Origin of hag

Scots, break in a moor, from Old Norse hǫgg cut, cleft; akin to Old English hēawan to hew


First Known Use: 1662


Hag

abbreviation

Definition of Hag

  1. Haggai




HAG Defined for Kids

hag

play
noun \ˈhag\

Definition of hag for Students

  1. 1 :  witch 1

  2. 2 :  an ugly old woman





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