the witching hour


: the time late at night when the powers of a witch, magician, etc., are believed to be strongest
: 12 o'clock at night : midnight
We arrived home shortly before the witching hour.

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“The witching hour.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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