noun \ˈwich-ˌkraft\

: magical things that are done by witches : the use of magical powers obtained especially from evil spirits

Full Definition of WITCHCRAFT

a :  the use of sorcery or magic
b :  communication with the devil or with a familiar
:  an irresistible influence or fascination
:  wicca

Examples of WITCHCRAFT

  1. <taught all of her daughters witchcraft>

First Known Use of WITCHCRAFT

before 12th century

Other Occult Terms

augury, censor, invocation, lucidity, metempsychosis, mojo, numinous, preternatural, weird, wraith


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