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Definition of Witching

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characterized by witchcraft; bewitching, charming, spell-binding
magic, witchcraft, sorcery, wizardry; use of witchcraft; charm, spell
affect by witchcraft, bewitch; charm, tempt; enchant
Witching Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
The Harry Potter Glossary
A wizard radio program.
Witching Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(p. pr. & vb. n.)
of Witch
  
(a.)
That witches or enchants; suited to enchantment or witchcraft; bewitching.
  
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witching
\witch"ing\, a. that witches or enchants; suited to enchantment or witchcraft; bewitching. "the very witching time of night." -- witch"ing*ly , adv.
witching
adj : possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers; "charming incantations"; "magic signs that protect against adverse influence"; "a magical spell"; "'tis now the very witching time of night"- shakespeare; "wizard wands"; "wizardly powers" [syn: charming, magic, magical, sorcerous, witching(a) , wizard(a) , wizardly]



WordNet 2.0

Adjective
1. possessing or using or characteristic of or appropriate to supernatural powers; "charming incantations"; "magic signs that protect against adverse influence"; "a magical spell"; "'tis now the very witching time of night"- Shakespeare; "wizard wands"; "wizardly powers"
(synonym) charming, magic, magical, sorcerous, witching(a), wizard(a), wizardly
(similar) supernatural

Noun
1. a female sorcerer or magician
(synonym) enchantress
(hypernym) occultist
(derivation) hex, bewitch, glamour, enchant, jinx
2. a being (usually female) imagined to have special powers derived from the devil
(hypernym) imaginary being, imaginary creature
(hyponym) pythoness
(member-holonym) coven
(derivation) hex, bewitch, glamour, enchant, jinx
3. an ugly evil-looking old woman
(synonym) hag, beldam, beldame, crone
(hypernym) old woman

Verb
1. cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
(synonym) hex, bewitch, glamour, enchant, jinx
(hypernym) charm, becharm
(hyponym) voodoo
Witching Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Witching may refer to:
  • The Witching, a comic book series
  • Triple witching, an economic concept
  • Dowsing, a practice that attempts to locate objects without the use of scientific apparatus

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