Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of magician.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He said there was hundreds of soldiers there, and elephants and treasure, and so on, but we had enemies which he called magicians; and they had turned the whole thing into an infant Sunday-school, just out of spite.

    The War of The Worlds

  • In the mean time, he saw a hand proceed out of the wall, and writing upon the wall certain syllables; at which sight, being disturbed, he called the magicians and Chaldeans together, and all that sort of men that are among these barbarians, and were able to interpret signs and dreams, that they might explain the writing to him.

    Antiquities of the Jews

  • Frack is part of a team of six award-winning magicians from the German Magicians 'Circle who are in the capital to showcase the best of European magic at the Magic Gala Sep 4-5 at FICCI Auditorium.

    India eNews

  • The dissidents were reduced to the level of the * margin* - and there they found themselves part of yet another branch of the paradigm, the underground of cultural chaos-the "magicians" - and of political chaos-extremist anti-authoritarian "mutants".

    ncunuabula: Catalogue of Rare Books, Manuscripts & Curiosa, Conspiracy Theory, Frontier Science & Alternative Worlds from Emory Cranston Part II

  • When he had seen this dream, he called the magicians together again, and inquired of them about it, and desired them to tell him what it signified; but when none of them could find out the meaning of the dream, nor discover it to the king, Daniel was the only person that explained it; and as he foretold, so it came to pass; for after he had continued in the wilderness the forementioned interval of time, while no one durst attempt to seize his kingdom during those seven years, he prayed to God that he might recover his kingdom, and he returned to it.

    Antiquities of the Jews

  • Ralph Bakshi’s Wizards, the cult-classic animated film about a post-apocalyptic battle between elves and magicians, is airing on Fox Movie Channel Thursday, August 6, at 8 PM Eastern time.

    Bakshi’s Wizards Airing Thursday on FMC » DVDs Worth Watching

  • At last our team's word magicians seem to be getting something right.

    New Buzz: Health Care Security on Meet the Press. Will it work and will the messenger be successful?

  • A careful study of the mystics, masters, and so-called magicians of the various cultures will show them to be the ones who seemed to be most in tune and in touch with God or spirit or their spiritual selves.

    God is Not a Christian, Nor a Jew, Muslim, Hindu …

  • Note 50: Most sources (except Roger Bacon, below) do not call the magicians "Saracens," Although the Western belief in Islamic magic in its usual, negative sense was very widespread.

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • Conan Doyle has seen fit to call magicians tricksters….

    The Secret Life of Houdini

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