as in witch
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

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as in sorceress
a woman believed to have often harmful supernatural powers falsely accused of being a hag who had caused the plague

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“Hag.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hag. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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