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hag 1

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

hag 2

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.]


[ˈhægɪʃ] ADJcomo de bruja, brujeril


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