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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hag·gard /ˈhægɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hag·gard a.
 1. Wild or intractable; disposed to break away from duty; untamed; as, a haggard or refractory hawk. [Obs.] --Shak.
 2.  Having the expression of one wasted by want or suffering; hollow-eyed; having the features distorted or wasted by pain; wild and wasted, or anxious in appearance; as, haggard features, eyes.
    Staring his eyes, and haggard was his look.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hag·gard, n.
 1. Falconry A young or untrained hawk or falcon.
 2. A fierce, intractable creature.
    I have loved this proud disdainful haggard.   --Shak.
 3.  A hag. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hag·gard, n.  A stackyard. [Prov. Eng.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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 [syn: careworn, drawn, raddled,
      2: 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" [syn: bony, cadaverous, emaciated,
          gaunt, pinched, skeletal, wasted]
      n : British writer noted for romantic adventure novels
          (1856-1925) [syn: Rider Haggard, Sir Henry Rider