Definitions

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  • n. The act or practice of poisoning.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or practice of poisoning.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Sorcery, or the art of poisoning.

Etymologies

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Latin veneficium

Examples

  • Those who are stricken in this manner have seen no one, and they go mad or die without suspecting the venefice.

    Là-bas

  • These are they which have carried the venefice, obedient to the command of the master of black magic, Canon Docre! '

    Là-bas

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