Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Magic; sorcery.
  • noun Wicca.
  • noun A magical or irresistible influence, attraction, or charm.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The practices of witches; sorcery; a supernatural power which persons were formerly supposed to obtain by entering into compact with the devil.
  • noun Extraordinary power; irresistible influence; fascination; witchery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The practices or art of witches.
  • noun Sorcery; enchantments; intercourse with evil spirits.
  • noun Power more than natural; irresistible influence.
  • noun Adherence to or the practice of Wicca. In this sense the term does not necessarily include attempts at practice of magic, other than by prayers to the deities.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The practice of witches; magic, sorcery or the use supernatural powers to influence or predict events.

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

  • noun the art of sorcery

Etymologies

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From Old English wiċċecræft, compound of wiċċe and cræft ("craft").

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