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Drug slang A regional street term for various drugs—e.g., heroin; cocaine
Paranormal A shaman in the Middle Ages who peddled cures, spells, hexes
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She watched him until out of sight, and threw a witch benediction after her darling, when a turn of the road snatched him from her view.
While thus muttering, the witch had filled a fresh pipe of tobacco, and held the stem between her fingers, as doubtful whether to thrust it into her own mouth or Feathertop's.
She was so old," explained the Witch of the North, "that she dried up quickly in the sun.
The Witch of the East was proud of those silver shoes," said one of the Munchkins, "and there is some charm connected with them; but what it is we never knew.
The Munchkins and the Witch first looked at one another, and then at Dorothy, and then shook their heads.
And that country, where the Winkies live, is ruled by the Wicked Witch of the West, who would make you her slave if you passed her way.
No, I cannot do that," she replied, "but I will give you my kiss, and no one will dare injure a person who has been kissed by the Witch of the North.
The road to the City of Emeralds is paved with yellow brick," said the Witch, "so you cannot miss it.
The Witch gave Dorothy a friendly little nod, whirled around on her left heel three times, and straightway disappeared, much to the surprise of little Toto, who barked after her loudly enough when she had gone, because he had been afraid even to growl while she stood by.
But Dorothy, knowing her to be a witch, had expected her to disappear in just that way, and was not surprised in the least.
Sunday's TV offered Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters and on Monday Film4 featured Season of the Witch.
The Switch Witch will then use her magic to "Switchcraft" the candy for a preferred book or toy -- a win-win for both adults and children!