hagrider, n.
/hag"ruyd'/, v.t., hagrode or (Archaic) hagrid; hagridden or (Archaic) hagrid; hagriding.
to afflict with worry, dread, need, or the like; torment.
[1655-65; HAG1 + RIDE]

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