Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hocuspocus.
  • n. Plural form of hocuspocus.

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Examples

  • R.R. Marett, who has a good practical acquaintance with his subject, had in the Hibbert Journal for October 1918 an article on ` ` The Primitive Medicine Man '' in which he shows that the latter is as a rule anything but a fool and a knave -- although like ` medicals 'in all ages he hocuspocuses his patients occasionally!

    Pagan and Christian Creeds: Their Origin and Meaning

  • Primitive Medicine Man "in which he shows that the latter is as a rule anything but a fool and a knave -- although like 'medicals' in all ages he hocuspocuses his patients occasionally!

    Pagan and Christian creeds: their origin and meaning

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