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 Hagi.Hagring. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hag-knots.
 
Tangles in the manes of wild ponies, supposed to be used by witches for stirrups. The term is common in the New Forest. Seamen use the word hag’s-teeth to express those parts of a matting, etc., which spoil its general uniformity.   1
 


 Hagi.Hagring. 

 
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