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Meaning of HAGGARD

Pronunciation:  'hagurd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"
  2. [adj]  showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering; "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face"; "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens

HAGGARD is a 7 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: bony, cadaverous, careworn, drawn, emaciated, gaunt, lean, pinched, raddled, skeletal, thin, tired, wasted, worn



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Hag"gard\, a. [F. hagard; of German origin, and prop.
    meaning, of the hegde or woods, wild, untamed. See {Hedge},
    {1st Haw}, and {-ard}.]
    1. Wild or intractable; disposed to break away from duty;
       untamed; as, a haggard or refractory hawk. [Obs.] --Shak.
    2. [For hagged, fr. hag a witch, influenced by haggard wild.]
       Having the expression of one wasted by want or suffering;
       hollow-eyed; having the features distorted or wasted, or
       anxious in appearance; as, haggard features, eyes.
             Staring his eyes, and haggard was his look.
  2. \Hag"gard\, n. [See {Haggard}, a.]
    1. (Falconry) A young or untrained hawk or falcon.
    2. A fierce, intractable creature.
             I have loved this proud disdainful haggard. --Shak.
    3. [See {Haggard}, a., 2.] A hag. [Obs.] --Garth.
  3. \Hag"gard\, n. [See {1st Haw}, {Hedge}, and {Yard} an
    inclosed space.]
    A stackyard. [Prov. Eng.] --Swift.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a haggard face in your dreams, suggests that you are growing tiresome or weary of a situation Dreaming that your own face has grown haggard, forewarns that you may be stricken with an illness. You may be under a tremendous amount of stress.
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