Definition for UG'LY

UG'LY, a. [W. hag, a cut or gash; hagyr, ugly, rough. See Hack.]

Deformed; offensive to the sight; contrary to beauty; hateful; as, an ugly person; an ugly face. O‚ I have pass'd a miserable night, So full of ugly sights, of ghastly dreams. Shak. Fellow, begone; I can not bear thy sight; This news hath made thee a most ugly man. Shak.

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