Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A woman who practices sorcery.

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  • n. A witch; a female sorcerer

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A female sorcerer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A female sorcerer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a woman sorcerer

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Examples

  • A waiter overhearing them calls the sorceress Nicolette who thrives on chaos; she sends a courier to find the mycronancer Bulliard who should be interested in them.

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  • Then the King came, and besought her to return to the palace as his bride, but she replied, 'I will never be your wife till that wicked sorceress is dead, for she would only murder me and my boy, as she murdered your seven young sons.

    Tales of the Punjab

  • There was among the assemblage, more than one youthful and vain sorceress, who beheld the fêtes given in honour of the new-corner, with feelings of spite.

    The Princess Ilsée: A Fairy Tale

  • It’s okay, though I still find that sorceress is the most enjoyable class for me.

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  • “A sorceress is a conjuror of the greatest power,” Mr. McGuire began, “one who is able to perform feats of magic far beyond the capabilities of ordinary magicians.”

    The Shape-Shifter’s Curse

  • "I wonder why she is called a sorceress, if she has only the talent of turning things on?"

    Pet Peeve

  • Farther west, the top of the hill shimmered in the afternoon sunlight, shimmered like a mirror, a glassy surface of red and black, a surface created by the chaos blasts of the dead white wizard - or should she have been termed a sorceress?

    Ordermaster

  • "My father said it best " The sorceress was a good woman.

    The Shadow Sorceress

  • To them a sorceress was a sorceress, and must ever remain a fearsome and an awesome personage, even though it were plain that she was disposed toward them most agreeably.

    The Hidden Children

  • On this Antipholus became quite frantic, and again calling her sorceress and witch, and denying all knowledge of her or her ring, ran away from her, leaving her astonished at his words and his wild looks, for nothing to her appeared more certain than that he had dined with her, and that she had given him a ring, in consequence of his promising to make her a present of a gold chain.

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