Definition of old higue in English:

old higue

Pronunciation /ˌəʊl(d) ˈhʌɪɡ/


  • In legends and popular stories: a witch, said to shed her skin at night and fly (sometimes in the form of a ball of fire) in search of sleeping people, especially babies, from whom she sucks the blood.


Late 19th century. From old + higue, representing a Caribbean pronunciation of hag.