Haggard, Rider Haggard, Sir Henry Rider Haggard(adj)
British writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925)
careworn, drawn, haggard, raddled, worn(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
bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted(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"
A stackyard, an enclosure on a farm for stacking grain, hay, etc.
"He tuk a slew [swerve] round the haggard"
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
Looking exhausted and unwell, in poor condition
Wild or untamed
wild or intractable; disposed to break away from duty; untamed; as, a haggard or refractory hawk
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
a young or untrained hawk or falcon
a fierce, intractable creature
Origin: [See Haggard, a.]
Haggard is a German neo-classical metal musical group founded in 1989. The group combines classical music and early music with doom metal.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hag′ard, adj. lean: hollow-eyed: wild, applied to an untrained hawk—(arch.) Hagg′ed.—n. Hagg′ard, a hawk.—adv. Hagg′ardly. [O. Fr. hagard, prob. related to haie, hedge.]
hag′ard, n. a stackyard. [Hay-yard.]
The numerical value of haggard in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of haggard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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- abgehärmt, ausgemergelt, ungebändigt, ungezähmt, ausgezehrt, abgespannt, wild, gezeichnet, verhärmt, mitgenommen, abgezehrtGerman
- consumido, trasojado, macilento, demacradoSpanish
- metsik, otsajäänudEstonian
- kalvakka, voipunut, riutunut, hurjaFinnish
- selvaggio, selvatico, macilento, emaciato, consuntoItalian
- sălbatic, obosit, istovit, epuizat, neîmblânzit, nedomesticit, secătuitRomanian
- неприручённый, измождённый, дикийRussian
- bȇdan, bijȇdan, оронуо, dìvljī, дѝвљӣ, oronuo, бе̑дан, бије̑данSerbo-Croatian
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