Witch


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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
References in classic literature ?
But now the old witch had through her caused the Hunter's eyes to become heavy.
Then the old witch said, 'We have the bird-heart, but we must also get the wishing-cloak from him.'
The old witch grew angry, and said, 'Such a cloak is a wonderful thing, it is seldom to be had in the world, and have it I must and will.' She beat the maiden, and said that if she did not obey it would go ill with her.
As sundown approached the Sorceress realized she had been defeated by the superior cunning of the aged witch; so she gave the command to her people to march out of the city and back to their tents.
"But I thought all witches were wicked," said the girl, who was half frightened at facing a real witch.
The Witch of the North seemed to think for a time, with her head bowed and her eyes upon the ground.
"Oz himself is the Great Wizard," answered the Witch, sinking her voice to a whisper.
Dorothy was going to ask another question, but just then the Munchkins, who had been standing silently by, gave a loud shout and pointed to the corner of the house where the Wicked Witch had been lying.
The old witch took three or four more whiffs of her pipe and smiled.
"Well; I didn't mean to dabble in witchcraft to-day, further than the lighting of my pipe, but a witch I am, and a witch I'm likely to be, and there's no use trying to shirk it.
Nevertheless, as we must carefully hold in remembrance, Mother Rigby was a witch of singular power and dexterity; and, keeping this fact duly before our minds, we shall see nothing beyond credibility in the remarkable incidents of our story.
The old witch clapped her skinny hands together, and smiled encouragingly upon her handiwork.