old hag

(в основном фигурально) ведьма

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • old hag — ugly old woman, mean and nasty old woman …   English contemporary dictionary

  • old hag syndrome — noun A form of sleep paralysis in which the sleeper sees a figure resembling a witch sitting on them while still in bed …   Wiktionary

  • Hag — (h[a^]g), n. [OE. hagge, hegge, witch, 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hag moth — Hag Hag (h[a^]g), n. [OE. hagge, hegge, witch, 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hag's tooth — Hag Hag (h[a^]g), n. [OE. hagge, hegge, witch, 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hag — For other uses, see Hag (disambiguation). A hag is a wizened old woman, or a kind of fairy or goddess having the appearance of such a woman, often found in folklore and children s tales such as Hansel and Gretel.[1] Hags are often seen as… …   Wikipedia

  • Hag. — abbr. Haggai (Old Testament). * * * Haggai. * * * Hag. (Bible) abbrev (the Book of) Haggai * * * hag1 «hag», noun. 1. a very ugly old woman, especially one who is vicious or malicious: »The old hag made a face to chase the children from her yard …   Useful english dictionary

  • hag´like´ — hag1 «hag», noun. 1. a very ugly old woman, especially one who is vicious or malicious: »The old hag made a face to chase the children from her yard. SYNONYM(S): beldam. 2. a witch: »the hags that ride on Halloween. 3. Archaic. a female evil… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hag — [[t]hæ̱g[/t]] hags N COUNT (disapproval) If someone refers to a woman as a hag, they mean that she is ugly, old, and unpleasant. [OFFENSIVE] I hope the old hag has gone out to do her grocery shopping and hasn t come back yet. Syn: bag …   English dictionary

  • Hag (disambiguation) — Hag may refer to: *Hag, a wizened old woman, or a fairy with the appearance of an old woman *HAG, a Swiss model train company *Night terror, a type of parasomnia *Sleep paralysis, another parasomnia *Night hag, a monster from the game Dungeons… …   Wikipedia

  • Old woman — may refer to: an old woman A person (irrespective of age or sex) who is always complaining about his or her situation. Old Woman (goddess), a divine hag in Irish and Scottish mythology The Old Woman, a fictional antagonist in David Gemmell s… …   Wikipedia

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