hag


hag

noun

Definition of HAG

1
a mean or ugly old woman <although she looks like a hag, she's really the sweetest old lady you could ever hope to meet>
Synonyms beldam (or beldame), carline (or carlin) [chiefly Scottish], hag, hellcat, trot, witch
Related Words harpy, shrew, virago
2
a woman believed to have often harmful supernatural powers <falsely accused of being a hag who had caused the plague>

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