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hag

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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

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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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The first known use of hag was in the 14th century

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“Hag.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hag. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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