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  • proper noun A male given name, a rare variant of Alastair, from Scottish Gaelic Alasdair, cognate with English Alexander.

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Examples

  • One of the first persons to try to scale it was an Englishman by the name of Aleister Crowley, a man enamored of the occult.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • One of the first persons to try to scale it was an Englishman by the name of Aleister Crowley, a man enamored of the occult.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • One of the first persons to try to scale it was an Englishman by the name of Aleister Crowley, a man enamored of the occult.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • The manager, Peter Crowley, whom I privately dub "Aleister" (Aleister Crowley, the celebrated twentieth-century satanist and occult philosopher, wrote Diary of a Drug Fiend), looks like an aging Jet from an amateur production of West Side Story.

    Broken Music, A Memoir

  • Moore’s magicking has entered his writing most didactically in the comic Promethea: Book Four of the series gives readers a guided tour of the kabbalistic Tree of Life, roosting in whose branches we find 20th-century magi such as Aleister Crowley (in drag) and the late artist Austin Osman Spare.

    The Sorcery of Alan Moore

  • Moore’s magicking has entered his writing most didactically in the comic Promethea: Book Four of the series gives readers a guided tour of the kabbalistic Tree of Life, roosting in whose branches we find 20th-century magi such as Aleister Crowley (in drag) and the late artist Austin Osman Spare.

    The Sorcery of Alan Moore

  • Aleister Crowley almost begged her and the Father to come back to the Ashwood Abbey to help them fix this whole FoxNews scandal.

    Hunter campaign continued

  • Does anyone know the name of the island on the Hudson River where Aleister Crowley sequestered himself in 1918?

    Deceit, Blood, and Opera

  • Also, I think I'm about to go on an Aleister Crowley binge.

    I haven't done one of these WoW things in a while...

  • When Aleister Crowley called the good father de Vries and asked him to negotiate with the Children of the Seventh Generation (7G), but the Father refused; he was an exorcist, he would not have dealings with people who worshipped that which he had vowed to destroy.

    Hunter

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