Definitions

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  • n. a farmyard or small enclosed field; a vegetable patch or kitchen garden

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as haggard.
  • n. See haggard.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "haggart" (a few perches of garden) on which to grow any household vegetables.

    Ireland Since Parnell

  • He might even, while he was about it, deal some stout blows at his hag (or, as my old nurse would say, his ‘haggart’) of a mother.

    The Guermantes Way

  • Kevin's aunt Mary remembers there being a well where our back door now hangs, and haggart is Irish for a field.

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  • Kerry served the US of A with honoe and distinction. which is more than you can say.idiot. and we know who didn’t serve in Vietnam, bush cheney rumsfeld rush orielly beck limpballs haggart delay …. .the list of conservofacists who were cowards when it was their turn is endless. idiot.

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  • The crowd outside was increasing every instant, and you need not have looked at their faces twice, to perceive that they had regarded Mickey as an approver; and the same night that saw the MacNeills in custody, witnessed the burning of Sheehan's house and haggart, and he only escaped by a miracle over to Curryglass, where, once under my protection, with the imputation upon his character of having turned King's evidence, I had little trouble in persuading him that he might as well benefit by the report as enjoy the name without the gain.

    The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer — Volume 3

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  • Art made by haggard old crones.

    January 15, 2008