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Definition of witch:

  1. A certain curve of the third order, described by Maria Agnesi under the name versiera.
  2. A cone of paper which is placed in a vessel of lard or other fat, and used as a taper.
  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. 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.
  6. The stormy petrel.
  7. To bewitch; to fascinate; to enchant.


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