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Hagar

[hey-gahr, -ger]
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noun
  1. the mother of Ishmael. Gen. 16.
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  • It was happy for Hagar that the angel was sent to arrest her progress.

  • It was the evident intention of Hagar to escape to her native country.

  • Hagar forgot her petulance, and became curious as any white woman.

    Good Indian

    B. M. Bower

  • Hagar shifted her blanket and thrust out a stubborn under lip.

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    B. M. Bower

  • He just stuck his nose into old Hagar's wikiup—and one sniff seemed to be about all he wanted.

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    B. M. Bower


British Dictionary definitions for hagar

Hagar

noun
  1. Old Testament an Egyptian maid of Sarah, who bore Ishmael to Abraham, Sarah's husband
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