biographical name Sir (Henry) Rider 1856-1925 English novelist

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  • Haggard — Hag gard (h[a^]g g[ e]rd), a. [F. hagard; of German origin, and prop. meaning, of the hegde or woods, wild, untamed. See {Hedge}, 1st {Haw}, and { ard}.] 1. Wild or intractable; disposed to break away from duty; untamed; as, a haggard or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Haggard — Hag gard, n. [See {Haggard}, a.] 1. (Falconry) A young or untrained hawk or falcon. [1913 Webster] 2. A fierce, intractable creature. [1913 Webster] I have loved this proud disdainful haggard. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. [See {Haggard}, a., 2.] A hag …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haggard — (adj.) 1560s, wild, unruly (originally in reference to hawks), from M.Fr. haggard, probably from O.Fr. faulcon hagard wild falcon, lit. falcon of the woods, from M.H.G. hag hedge, copse, wood, from P.Gmc. *hagon , from PIE root *kagh to catch,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • haggard — [hag′ərd] adj. [MFr hagard, untamed, untamed hawk] 1. Falconry designating a hawk captured after reaching maturity 2. untamed; unruly; wild 3. a) wild eyed b) having a wild, wasted, worn look, as from sleeplessness, grief, or illness; gaunt;… …   English World dictionary

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  • Haggard — Haggard, Henry Rider, engl. Schriftsteller, geb. 22. Juni 1856 zu Beadenham in Norfolk, machte bedeutende Reisen bis nach Island und Ägypten, und verlebte sechs Jahre in Südafrika. Von dort stammen die Vorwürfe seiner bekanntesten Werke, die… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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