a woman believed to have often harmful supernatural powers <people who used to believe that misfortune was caused by evil hexes and mischievous sprites>
something that brings bad luck <there seemed to be a hex on him, for all of his business ventures came to naught despite his hard work>
a spoken word or set of words believed to have magic power <the wizard had put a hex on the evil gnome that turned him to stone> Related Words cantrip [chiefly Scottish]
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