American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who practices sorcery; a wizard.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Originally, one who casts lots; one who divines or interprets by the casting of lots; hence, one who uses magic arts in divination or for other ends; a wizard; an enchanter; a conjurer.
- n. A fish of the family Nettastomidæ, found in the deep sea, having a fragile body and a thin skin charged with black pigment.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A conjurer; an enchanter; a magician.
- n. one who practices magic or sorcery
- From Old French sorcier, ultimately from Latin sors ("oracular response"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English sorser, sorcerer, from Old French sorcier, from Vulgar Latin *sortiārius, from Latin sors, sort-, lot, fortune; see ser-2 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“So with regard to the idea that Vaudois comes from Vaudes, a sorcerer, it would be more correct to say that the term sorcerer was one applied by the inhabitants of the plains to those who were Vaudois, or hill-men, under the notion that the inhabitants of such localities practised sorcery.”
“In the reports of early travelers and missionaries no special mention is made of the Midē´, the Jes´sakkīd´, or the Wâbĕnō´, but the term sorcerer or juggler is generally employed to designate that class of persons who professed the power of prophecy, and who practiced incantation and administered medicinal preparations.”
“In the description, she doesn't use the term sorcerer and prefers the term wizard.”
“At Hogwarts, however, the remote and castellated establishment where Harry Potter pursues his studies, there are girls everywhere: eccentric girls, stalwart girls, mean girls, ghost girls who live in the toilet, girls you get crushes on, girls you can kiss … Is this how a sorcerer is made?”
“On the one hand, the iconic sorcerer from the D&D 3e PHB.”
“Our awe of the heavens led us to confuse cause and effect, our awe of 'wise men' who could predict eclipses (probably back over 6000 yr/ago), and our awe of men who could dowse water ( origin of the the word sorcerer?) i.e.”
“Description: The world's greatest sorcerer is losing his mind, and all the nations wait in fear for his next move.”
“He worked with his physician doing chemistry experiments in a lab for so many hours they were referred to as the sorcerer and his apprentice.”
“No one called sorcerer was easy company for Conan, but Illyana was more endurable than most.”
“But King Gos assured him the talking goat had never been to Oz. "As for Rinkitink, whom you call a sorcerer," continued the Nome King,”
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