haggard englannista suomeksi
kalvakka, sairaalloisen näköinen, kalpea
Looking exhausted, worried, or poor in condition
(RQ:Dryden The Despairing Love)
- Staring his eyes, and haggard was his look.
(quote-book)|title=(w)|passage=Then there was a pale, care-wrinkled woman, not old, but haggard, and already with streaks of gray among her hair, like silver ribbons; one of those women, naturally delicate, whom you at once recognize as worn to death by a brute—probably, a drunken brute—of a husband, and at least nine children.
(quote-book)| title=(w)| passage= 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.
1599, (w)}, ''(w)'', Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare)|Act 3 Scene 1
- No, truly, Ursula, she is too disdainful;
- I know her spirits are as coy and wild
- As haggards of the rock.
A young or untrained hawk or falcon.
A fierce, intractable creature.
(RQ:Shakespeare Taming of the Shrew)
A stackyard, an enclosure on a farm for stacking grain, hay, etc.
''He tuk a slew swerve round the haggard'' http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/fulltext/am1924/pt_s.htm