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hagged

[hagd, hag-id]
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adjective British Dialect.
  1. haglike.
  2. haggard(defs 1, 2).

Origin of hagged

First recorded in 1685–95; hag1 + -ed3
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adj.

c.1700, from hag, by influence of haggard. Originally "bewitched," also "lean, gaunt," as bewitched persons and animals were believed to become.

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