Definition of Hag

1. Noun. An ugly evil-looking old woman.

Exact synonyms: Beldam, Beldame, Crone, Witch
Generic synonyms: Old Woman

2. Noun. 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.
Exact synonyms: Hagfish, Slime Eels
Generic synonyms: Agnathan, Jawless Fish, Jawless Vertebrate
Group relationships: Family Myxinidae, Myxinidae
Specialized synonyms: Myxine Glutinosa, Eptatretus, Myxinikela Siroka

Definition of Hag

1. n. A witch, sorceress, or enchantress; also, a wizard.

2. v. t. To harass; to weary with vexation.

3. n. A small wood, or part of a wood or copse, which is marked off or inclosed for felling, or which has been felled.

Definition of Hag

1. Noun. A witch, sorceress, or enchantress; also, a wizard. ¹

2. Noun. (pejorative) An ugly old woman. ¹

3. Noun. A fury; a she-monster. ¹

4. Noun. An eel-like marine marsipobranch (''Myxine glutinosa''), allied to the lamprey. It has a suctorial mouth, with labial appendages, and a single pair of gill openings. It is the type of the order ''Hyperotreti''. Called also hagfish, borer, slime eel, sucker, and sleepmarken. ¹

5. Noun. The hagdon or shearwater. ¹

6. Noun. An appearance of light and fire on a horse's mane or a man's hair. ¹

7. Noun. The fruit of the hagberry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hag

1. to hack [v HAGGED, HAGGING, HAGS] - See also: hack

Medical Definition of Hag

1. 1. A small wood, or part of a wood or copse, which is marked off or inclosed for felling, or which has been felled. "This said, he led me over hoults and hags; Through thorns and bushes scant my legs I drew." (Fairfax) 2. A quagmire; mossy ground where peat or turf has been cut. Origin: Scot. Hag to cut; cf. E. Hack. 1. A witch, sorceress, or enchantress; also, a wizard. "[Silenus] that old hag." 2. An ugly old woman. 3. A fury; a she-monster. 4. An eel-like marine marsipobranch (Myxine glutinosa), allied to the lamprey. It has a suctorial mouth, with labial appendages, and a single pair of gill openings. It is the type of the order Hyperotpeta. Called also hagfish, borer, slime eel, sucker, and sleepmarken. 5. The hagdon or shearwater. 6. An appearance of light and fire on a horse's mane or a man's hair. Hag moth, an ugly irregularity in the pattern of matting or pointing. Origin: OE. Hagge, hegge, with, hag, AS. Haegtesse; akin to OHG. Hagazussa, G. Hexe, D. Heks, Dan. Hex, Sw. Haxa. The first part of the word is prob. The same as E. Haw, hedge, and the orig. Meaning was perh, wood woman, wild woman. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hag

haftara
haftarahs
haftaras
haftarot
haftaroth
hafted
hafter
hafters
hafting
haftorahs
haftoros
haftorot
haftoroth
hafts
hafussi bath
hag-ridden
hag-taper
hagadic
hagadist
hagadists
hagberries
hagberry
hagberry tree
hagbolt
hagbolts
hagborn
hagbush
hagbushes
hagbut

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