- 1A witch.More example sentences
- This is a place where witches aren't green hags, flying broomsticks, and scaring children away.
- I mean, doesn't everyone think Witches are mythical old hags who ride broomsticks and turn princes into frogs?
- We are little-known and therefore little-understood, and this is exacerbated by Pagans who insist on aligning us with mythical broomstick-flying wart-sporting hags.
- 1.1An ugly old woman: a fat old hag in a dirty apronMore example sentences
- And they look nothing like this now, the jaded old hags.
- At first, I found it harder to ignore the pleas originating from young children, women, and old hags.
- I had the vaguely presentable air crew, they had the old hags nearing retirement.
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- Yeah, Debbie, Marla was a real blonde - unlike your haggish self.
- Their father's mother worked a factory job leaving the two sisters with their haggish great-grandmother.
- The haggish woman stepped forward, ‘we must move quickly.’
Middle English: perhaps from Old English hægtesse, hegtes, related to Dutch heks and German Hexe 'witch', of unknown ultimate origin.
nounScottish & Northern English
- 1 (also peat hag) An overhang of peat.More example sentences
- But so were the boulders and lumps of peat hag which pocked the scene.
- This broad mass of peat hags and bog pools rises to over 680-metres at the head of Littondale.
Middle English (denoting a gap in a cliff): from Old Norse hǫgg 'gap', from hǫggva 'hack, hew'.