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From Old French faulcon hagard (“wild falcon”) ( > French hagard (“dazed”)), from Middle High German hag (“coppice”)  ( > archaic German Hag (“hedge, grove”)). Akin to Frankish hagia ( > French haie (“hedge”))
- Looking exhausted, worried, or poor in condition
- Staring his eyes, and haggard was his look.
- 1986, John le Carré, A Perfect Spy:
- By the end of two weeks there isn't a county in England where he hasn't pledged his holiness six different ways — which is not to deny that intermittently he has visions of himself as a haggard apostle of the life renounced, converting beautiful women and millionaires to Christian poverty.
- Pale and haggard faces.
- A gradual descent into a haggard and feeble state.
- The years of hardship made her look somewhat haggard.
- Wild or untamed
- a haggard or refractory hawk
looking exhausted and unwell
wild or untamed
haggard (plural haggards)
- (dialect, Isle of Man, Ireland) A stackyard, an enclosure on a farm for stacking grain, hay, etc.
- "He tuk a slew [swerve] round the haggard" 
- (falconry) A hunting bird captured as an adult.
- A "haggard" is a bird captured as an adult and therefore of unknown age; often, the law prohibits capturing birds of mating age. Falconry Pro
- (falconry) A young or untrained hawk or falcon.
- (obsolete) A fierce, intractable creature.
- I have loved this proud disdainful haggard.
- (obsolete) A hag.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Garth to this entry?)