the witching hour

Definition of the witching hour

  1. 1 :  the time late at night when the powers of a witch, magician, etc., are believed to be strongest

  2. 2 :  12 o'clock at night :  midnight We arrived home shortly before the witching hour.

Word by Word Definitions

witchingplay
  1. :  the practice of witchcraft :  sorcery

  1. :  of, relating to, or suitable for sorcery or supernatural occurrences

hourplay
  1. :  a time or office for daily liturgical devotion

    :  canonical hour

    :  the 24th part of a day :  60 minutes


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