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sorceress

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noun sor·cer·ess \-rəs\

Simple Definition of sorceress

  • : a woman who practices sorcery

Full Definition of sorceress

  1. :  a woman who is a sorcerer

Examples of sorceress

  1. <asked the sorceress to cast an evil spell over the village>



14th Century

First Known Use of sorceress

14th century


SORCERESS Defined for Kids

sorceress

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noun sor·cer·ess \ˈsȯr-sə-rəs\

Definition of sorceress

  1. :  a woman who practices sorcery or witchcraft :  witch





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