What did the word witch originally mean?
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Beside this, what does the word witch really mean?
1 : one that is credited with usually malignant supernatural powers especially : a woman practicing usually black witchcraft often with the aid of a devil or familiar : sorceress — compare warlock. 2 : an ugly old woman : hag. 3 : a charming or alluring girl or woman. 4 : an adherent of Wicca. 5 : witch of agnesi.
Furthermore, what does Wicca mean in Old English? Wicca (n.) An Old English masc. noun meaning "male witch, wizard, soothsayer, sorcerer, astrologer, magician;" see witch.
In this way, what is the root word of witchcraft?
The root word of witchcraft is WITCH. 3.4.
How do you use the word witch in a sentence?
witch Sentence Examples
- Well, maybe it does for some people, but not a hard hearted old witch like me.
- Wow, I've never met a witch before.
- I didn't need a witch to tell me you are the love of my life.
- by the witch with strange ceremonies.
- One wicked witch named Mombi stole him and carried him away, keeping him as a prisoner.