Haggard

Adjective

  • Looking exhausted, worried, or poor in condition

    "A gradual descent into a haggard and feeble state."

  • "Pale and haggard faces."

  • Wild or untamed

    "a haggard or refractory hawk"

  • Looking exhausted, worried, or poor in condition

    "The years of hardship made her look somewhat haggard."

Noun

  • (dialect, Isle of Man, Ireland) A stackyard, an enclosure on a farm for stacking grain, hay, etc.

    ""He tuk a slew [swerve] round the haggard" [1]"

  • (obsolete) A fierce, intractable creature.
  • (falconry) A young or untrained hawk or falcon.
  • (falconry) A hunting bird captured as an adult.

    "A "haggard" is a bird captured as an adult and therefore of unknown age; often, the law prohibits capturing birds of mating age. Falconry Pro"

  • (obsolete) A hag.

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