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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Eellike cyclostome having a tongue with horny teeth in a round mouth surrounded by eight tentacles; An ugly evil-looking old woman.

Usage examples (35)
  • To what you call the hag-ridden moron jittering out of sight in your mind, so many things equate to a threat to survival.
  • The term yamanba comes from a mountain hag, known as Yama-uba, whom the fashion is thought to resemble.
  • Shakespeare generally uses the word in an uncomplimentary sense -- 'hag' -- but it is not so used here.
  • Her eyes haunted me; they had what is called a hag-ridden look. for more
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