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haggard
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
showing the wearing effects of overwork or suffering
  • You haggard, uncouth, untutor'd Bedowee!
    Book 6 — Salut au Monde! (92% in)
  • ...against by the young rum-drinker and the old rum-drinker, The shape of the shamed and angry stairs trod by sneaking foot— steps, The shape of the sly settee, and the adulterous unwholesome couple, The shape of the gambling-board with its devilish winnings and losings, The shape of the step-ladder for the convicted and sentenced murderer, the murderer with haggard face and pinion'd arms, The sheriff at hand with his deputies, the silent and white-lipp'd crowd, the dangling of the rope.
    Book 12 — Song of the Broad-Axe (92% in)
  • I see your rounded never-erased flow, I see 'neath the rims of your haggard and mean disguises.
    Book 32 — FROM NOON TO STARRY NIGHT (13% in)

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