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Definition of Witch


  1. A cone of paper which is placed in a vessel of lard or other fat, and used as a taper.
  2. One who practices the black art, or magic; one regarded as possessing supernatural or magical power by compact with an evil spirit, esp. with the Devil; a sorcerer or sorceress; -- now applied chiefly or only to women, but formerly used of men as well.
  3. An ugly old woman; a hag.
  4. One who exercises more than common power of attraction; a charming or bewitching person; also, one given to mischief; -- said especially of a woman or child.
  5. A certain curve of the third order, described by Maria Agnesi under the name versiera.
  6. The stormy petrel.
  7. To bewitch; to fascinate; to enchant.
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Witch Translations

witch in Afrikaans is heks
witch in Dutch is kol, tovenares, toverheks, heks
witch in German is Hexe
witch in Italian is maga, fattucchiera
witch in Latin is lamia
witch in Portuguese is bruxa
witch in Spanish is bruja