Hagged
Hag Hag, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hagged} (h[a^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hagging}.] To harass; to weary with vexation. [1913 Webster]

How are superstitious men hagged out of their wits with the fancy of omens. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]


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