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  • n. Plural form of witchcraft.


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  • The offense charged, in the indictments printed by Calef, was that the accused “wickedly and feloniously hath used certain detestable arts, called witchcrafts and sorceries, by which said wicked arts” the said bewitched

    "More Wonders of the Invisible World," by Robert Calef, 1700 ; from Narratives of the Witchcraft Cases, 1648-1706

  • This prudent legislation did not stem the tide, however, for as we learn from the work of Stevenson W. Fletcher, "Following an especially sever outbreak of the devilish machinations of witches in Chester County, in 1719, a commission of justices of the county court was empowered to enquire into 'all witchcrafts, enchantments, sorceries and magic arts.'"

    An American Witch Bottle

  • Unknown to the spiritualist, the two knew themselves in the spiritual realm and were said to be a couple in the witch crafty family and were sent to subdue the spiritualist from disturbing the peace of witchcrafts....

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Thou are here indicted by that name of Lydia Gilbert that not having the fear of God before thy Eyes thou hast of late years or still dust give Entertainment of Satan the great Enemy of God and mankind and by his help hast killed the Body of Henry Styles, besides other witchcrafts, for which according to the law of God and the Established Law of this commonwealth thou Deserves to Die.

    History of American Women

  • For your success, protection against witches and witchcrafts, Goodluck to become Millionaires.


  • I tell you, I see through your witchcrafts [that was her strange word].

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • And he answered, What peace, so long as the whoredoms of thy mother Jezebel and her witchcrafts are so many?

    Villaraigosa And Nunez Cut And Run - Video Report

  • And I will cut off witchcrafts out of thine hand; and thou shalt have no more soothsayers:

    Villaraigosa And Nunez Cut And Run - Video Report

  • Repent, my daughter — confess thy witchcrafts — turn thee from thine evil faith — embrace this holy emblem, and all shall yet be well with thee here and hereafter.


  • I never heard of any country of such universal belief in devils, familiars, omens, ghosts, sorceries, and witchcrafts.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither


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