wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup
Wordswarms From Years Past


13-Letter Words
12-Letter Words
11-Letter Words
10-Letter Words
9-Letter Words
8-Letter Words
7-Letter Words
6-Letter Words
5-Letter Words
4-Letter Words
3-Letter Words


Adjacent Words

Phloroglucin
phloroglucinol
Phlorol
Phlorone
phlox
Phlox bifida
phlox family
Phlox stellaria
Phlox subulata
Phlox worm
Phlyctenular
PHN
Phnom Penh
PHO
phobia
phobic
phobic disorder
phobic neurosis
phobophobia
Phobos
Phoca
Phoca foetida
Phoca Groenlandica
Phoca vitulina
Phocacean
Phocaea
Phocaean
Phocal

Phobetron pithecium definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hag Hag, n. [OE. hagge, hegge, with, hag, AS. h[ae]gtesse; akin to OHG. hagazussa, G. hexe, D. heks, Dan. hex, Sw. h["a]xa. The first part of the word is prob. the same as E. haw, hedge, and the orig. meaning was perh., wood woman, wild woman. ?.] 1. A witch, sorceress, or enchantress; also, a wizard. [Obs.] ``[Silenus] that old hag.'' --Golding. 2. An ugly old woman. 3. A fury; a she-monster. --Grashaw. 4. (Zo["o]l.) An eel-like marine marsipobranch (Myxine glutinosa), allied to the lamprey. It has a suctorial mouth, with labial appendages, and a single pair of gill openings. It is the type of the order Hyperotpeta. Called also hagfish, borer, slime eel, sucker, and sleepmarken. 5. (Zo["o]l.) The hagdon or shearwater. 6. An appearance of light and fire on a horse's mane or a man's hair. --Blount. Hag moth (Zo["o]l.), a moth (Phobetron pithecium), the larva of which has curious side appendages, and feeds on fruit trees. Hag's tooth (Naut.), an ugly irregularity in the pattern of matting or pointing.



Wordswarm.net: Look up a word or phrase

 


wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup