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hag 1 (hăg)
1. Offensive An old woman considered to be ugly or frightening.
a. A witch; a sorceress.
b. Obsolete A female demon.
3. A hagfish.
[Middle English hagge, perhaps short for Old English hægtesse, witch.]
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.
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