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hag 1

 (hăg)
n.
1. Offensive An old woman considered to be ugly or frightening.
2.
a. A witch; a sorceress.
b. Obsolete A female demon.
3. A hagfish.

[Middle English hagge, perhaps short for Old English hægtesse, witch.]

hag′gish adj.
hag′gish·ly adv.
hag′gish·ness n.

hag 2

 (hăg)
n. Chiefly British
1. A boggy area; a quagmire.
2. A spot in boggy land that is softer or more solid than the surrounding area.
3. A cutting in a peat bog.

[Middle English, gap, chasm, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse högg; see kau- in Indo-European roots.]

hag

(hæɡ)
n
1. an unpleasant or ugly old woman
2. a witch
3. (Animals) short for hagfish
4. obsolete a female demon
[Old English hægtesse witch; related to Old High German hagazussa, Middle Dutch haghetisse]
ˈhaggish adj
ˈhaggishly adv
ˈhaggishness n
ˈhagˌlike adj

hag

(hæɡ; hɑːɡ) or

hagg

n
1. (Physical Geography) a firm spot in a bog
2. (Physical Geography) a soft place in a moor
[C13: of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse högg gap; see hew]

hag1

(hæg)

n.
1. an ugly or slatternly old woman.
2. a witch or sorceress.
[1175–1225; Middle English hagge, Old English *hægge, akin to Old High German hagazissa witch]
hag′gish, adj.

hag2

(hæg, hɑg)

n. Scot.
1. a bog.
2. a firm spot in a bog.
[1250–1300; Middle English: chasm < Old Norse hǫgg a cut, ravine]

Hag.

Haggai.

hag

- First meant "witch."
See also related terms for witch.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hag - an ugly evil-looking old womanhag - an ugly evil-looking old woman  
old woman - a woman who is old
2.hag - eellike cyclostome having a tongue with horny teeth in a round mouth surrounded by eight tentacleshag - eellike cyclostome having a tongue with horny teeth in a round mouth surrounded by eight tentacles; feeds on dead or trapped fishes by boring into their bodies
agnathan, jawless fish, jawless vertebrate - eel-shaped vertebrate without jaws or paired appendages including the cyclostomes and some extinct forms
family Myxinidae, Myxinidae - slime-producing marine animals: hagfishes
Myxine glutinosa - typical hagfish
eptatretus - a fossil hagfish of the genus Eptatretus
Myxinikela siroka - fossil hagfish of the Pennsylvanian period (c. 300 million years ago) that resembled modern hagfishes

hag

noun witch, virago, shrew, vixen, crone, fury, harridan, beldam (archaic), termagant I hope the old hag hasn't come back yet.

hag

noun
1. An ugly, frightening old woman:
Slang: biddy.
Archaic: trot.
2. A woman who practices magic:
Translations
عَجوز شَمْطاء
babizna
hekskælling
vén boszorkány
skass; norn
sena raganažiežula
vecene
babababizňa
cadolozçirkin yaşlı kadın

hag

[hæg] N (= ugly old woman) → vieja f fea, bruja f; (= witch) → bruja f

hag

[ˈhæg] n
(= ugly woman) → vieille sorcière f (= nasty woman) → chameau m, harpie f
(= witch) → sorcière f

hag

nHexe f

hag

[hæg] n (ugly) → befana; (nasty) → megera; (witch) → strega

hag

(hӕg) noun
an ugly old woman.