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- 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.
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.