Witch

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Related to witchcraft: black magic
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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Nor need it have been witchcraft that subdued her in such a hurry; the poor child's heart, it may be, was so very fervent that it melted her with its own warmth as reflected from the hollow semblance of a lover.
Feathertop likewise had looked towards the mirror, and there beheld, not the glittering mockery of his outside show, but a picture of the sordid patchwork of his real composition stripped of all witchcraft.
For a very long period after the witchcraft delusion, however, the Maules had continued to inhabit the town where their progenitor had suffered so unjust a death.
Siquijor, a small island one hour by boat from Dumaguete City, is reputed to be a place where sorcery and witchcraft are practiced by the community.
Summary: Gumla (Jharkhand) [India], July 23 (ANI): Eight people were arrested on Monday in connection with the murder of four persons who allegedly practised witchcraft here in Gumla.
Four members of a family including two women were killed by fellow villagers in central India's tribal heartland over allegations of witchcraft, authorities said on Sunday.
A new book, A History Of Magic And Witchcraft, debunks some of the myths surrounding witches.
Synopsis: Blowing away folkloric cobwebs, "A History of Magic and Witchcraft: Sabbats, Satan and Superstitions in the West" is an enlightening new history dispels many of the misconceptions rooted in superstition and myth that surround witchcraft and magic today as historian Frances Timbers brings together elements of Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, Christianity, popular culture, and gender beliefs that evolved throughout the middle ages and early modern period and contributed to the construction and eventual persecution of the figure of the witch.
Synopsis: The rites and rituals of Witchcraft are life-changing experiences, but they are also steeped in mystery.
Fels closely investigates what he considers the most influential studies of recent decades--Paul Boyer and Stephen Nissenbaum's Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft (1974); John Putman Demos's Entertaining Satan: Witchcraft and the Culture of Early New England (1982); Carol F.
Annwyn Avalon is a witch, priestess, and the founder of Triskele Rose, an Avalonian witchcraft tradition.
Kilifi County Commissioner Magu Mutindika has ordered arrest and prosecution of fake pastors and traditional medicine men for being behind the killings of people suspected to be practising witchcraft.