Definition of Haglet
1. hacklet [n -S] - See also: hacklet
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Literary usage of Haglet
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Incidents of a Whaling Voyage: To which are Added Observations on the by Francis Allyn Olmsted (1841)
"The speckled haglet is a bird about the size of our large pigeon. His delicate webb feet and bill, are of jet black color, and the latter is formed with a ..."
2. The Book of British Topography: A Classified Catalogue of the Topographical by John Parker Anderson (1881)
"See haglet. EVESHAM. Tindal, W. The history and antiquities of the Abbey and ... 8° haglet. Maurice, Thomas. Hagley. A descriptive poem. Oxford. 1776. ..."
3. Letters from Europe: Comprising the Journal of a Tour Through Ireland by Nathaniel Hazeltine Carter (1827)
"After our return to the ship, Captain Davis and another party made an excursion in the jolly-boat, taking a musket with them, and bringing back a haglet, ..."
4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1871)
"... by the whalers "Tager" or " haglet," were common off shore, feeding also on whale meat, but oftener observed chasing the Gulls to make them disgorge. ..."
5. The Poetical Works of James Thomson by James Thomson (1854)
"... O LYTTELTON, the friend! thy passions thus And meditations vary, as at large, 905 Courting the Muse, through haglet-PAEK you stray; Thy British Tempi ..."