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From Old French faulcon hagard (wild falcon) ( > French hagard (dazed)), from Patrono:Gmh[[Category:Patrono:Gmh derivations|Haggard]] hag (coppice) [1] ( > archaic German Hag (hedge, grove)). Akin to Frankish hagia ( > French haie (hedge))[2]

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Haggard (comparative more Haggard, superlative most Haggard)

Positive
Haggard

Comparative
more Haggard

Superlative
most Haggard

  1. Looking exhausted and unwell, in poor condition
  2. Wild or untamed

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Singular
Haggard

Plural
Haggards

Haggard (plural Haggards)
  1. Patrono:Dialect A stackyard, an enclosure on a farm for stacking grain, hay, etc.
    "He tuk a slew [swerve] round the haggard" [1]
  2. (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

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  1. Patrono:R:Online Etymology Dictionary
  2. Le Robert pour tous, Dictionnaire de la langue française, Janvier 2004, p. 547, haie

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