Definitions

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  • Eye dialect spelling of with your.
  • n. dowser

Etymologies

Contraction of with + your (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Andrzej Sapkowski is apparently the biggest fantasy author in his native Poland, best-known for his character Geralt, a 'witcher' who tracks down and eliminates monsters for cash.

    The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski

  • --- In his role as a guardian of the innocent, Geralt, the witcher from Rivia, meets incestuous kings with undead daughters, vengeful djinns, rancorous maidens, shrieking harpies, love-lorn vampires and despondent ghouls.

    Andrzej Sapkowski - The Last Wish (Book Review)

  • He is a witcher; his sorcerous powers, enhanced by elixirs and long years of training, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin.

    Andrzej Sapkowski - The Last Wish (Book Review)

  • But all his witcher stories are usually very short, several of them usually make a book and there is only one than can fill a whole novel, and that is Blood of Elves.

    David Gemmell Legend Award finalists announced

  • The question is if Blood of Elves and the witcher Geralt are really the best choice for the David Gemmell Award.

    The Gemmell Awards 2009

  • The witcher, the magician and the "child of destiny" in a triangle of adventure, fate and intrigue with the big picture glimpsed in the background and machinations of the powerful on both sides.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • The toadlike witcher, Quill, ad come to see him when he arrived in Cambridge last night, reminding him that it was his duty to uphold the law -- as if John Adams needed prompting in his duty from the likes of Quill.

    Heartfire

  • "What do you do," asked Hezekiah, "when the witcher calls you to the stand?"

    Heartfire

  • At once a murmur went up -- who was the stranger, and how did he dare to go so close to where the witcher was running the witches to wear them down and get a full confession out of them?

    Heartfire

  • "Don't let them rest!" the witcher cried frantically.

    Heartfire

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  • "Silver. Witcher bubber: a silver bowl. Witcher tilter: a silver-hiked sword. Witcher cully: a silversmith."
    - Francis Grose, 'The Vulgar Tongue'.

    September 8, 2008