Definition of hagden in English:

hagden

Pronunciation /ˈhaɡdən/

noun

dialect, rare
  • Any of various shearwaters and petrels of the North Atlantic, especially the greater shearwater, Ardenna gravis, and the sooty shearwater, A. griseus. Also occasionally: any of several other seabirds, as skuas and fulmars. Compare "hackbolt", haglet .

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in James Yonge (1647–1721), surgeon and physician. Origin unknown.