Hagdon
Hagdon Hag"don (h[a^]g"d[o^]n), n. (Zo["o]l.) One of several species of sea birds of the genus {Puffinus}; esp., {Puffinus major}, the greater shearwarter, and {Puffinus Stricklandi}, the black hagdon or sooty shearwater; -- called also {hagdown}, {haglin}, and {hag}. See {Shearwater}. [1913 Webster]

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  • hagdon — /hag deuhn/, n. Brit. and Eastern Canada Dial. any of various oceanic birds of the North Atlantic coasts of Europe and America, esp. the greater shearwater. [1835 45; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • hagdon — hag·don …   English syllables

  • hagdon — ˈhagdən noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : any of several seabirds chiefly of the No. Atlantic: as a. : shearwater b. : fulmar * * * /hag deuhn/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hag — Hagdon Hag don (h[a^]g d[o^]n), n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of sea birds of the genus {Puffinus}; esp., {Puffinus major}, the greater shearwarter, and {Puffinus Stricklandi}, the black hagdon or sooty shearwater; called also {hagdown},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hagdown — Hagdon Hag don (h[a^]g d[o^]n), n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of sea birds of the genus {Puffinus}; esp., {Puffinus major}, the greater shearwarter, and {Puffinus Stricklandi}, the black hagdon or sooty shearwater; called also {hagdown},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haglin — Hagdon Hag don (h[a^]g d[o^]n), n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of sea birds of the genus {Puffinus}; esp., {Puffinus major}, the greater shearwarter, and {Puffinus Stricklandi}, the black hagdon or sooty shearwater; called also {hagdown},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Puffinus major — Hagdon Hag don (h[a^]g d[o^]n), n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of sea birds of the genus {Puffinus}; esp., {Puffinus major}, the greater shearwarter, and {Puffinus Stricklandi}, the black hagdon or sooty shearwater; called also {hagdown},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Puffinus Stricklandi — Hagdon Hag don (h[a^]g d[o^]n), n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of sea birds of the genus {Puffinus}; esp., {Puffinus major}, the greater shearwarter, and {Puffinus Stricklandi}, the black hagdon or sooty shearwater; called also {hagdown},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hackbolt — Hack bolt (h[a^]k b[=o]lt ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) The greater shearwater or hagdon. See {Hagdon}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • borer — 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

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