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Hag-knots

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Tangles in the manes of wild ponies, supposed to be used by witches for stirrups. The term is common in the New Forest. Seamen use the word hag’s-teeth to express those parts of a matting, etc., which spoil its general uniformity.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Hadji
Hæmony
Hæmos
Hafed
Hafiz
Hag
Hagan of Trony
Hagarenes
Haggadah (plur. haggadoth)
Hagi
Hag-knots
Hagring
Ha-ha (A)
Hahnemann (Samuel)
Haidee
Hail
Hail
Hail-fellow-well-met (A)
Hair
Hair
Hair, Hairs