hag


1hag

noun \ˈhag\

Definition of HAG

1
:  an ugly, slatternly, or evil-looking old woman
2
archaic
a :  a female demon
b :  an evil or frightening spirit :  hobgoblin
3
:  witch
hag·gish \ˈha-gish\ adjective

Origin of HAG

Middle English hagge demon, old woman
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Mythology and Folklore Terms

elysian, fay, muse, nimbus, phoenix

Rhymes with HAG

2hag

noun

Definition of HAG

1
British :  quagmire, bog
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

Haggai

Other Bible Terms

antediluvian, apocalyptic, apocrypha, behemoth

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