Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hag from, or fit for, Hell.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hag of or fit for hell.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A malicious, evil-minded old woman.

Etymologies

Hell +‎ hag (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Cleveland matron is the middle figure of a three-headed hellhag who, under the Freudian template of Mark Twain interpretation, leeched the writer’s precious raw Western genius, turning him into a literary girlie-man.

    Mark Twain

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