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[cf. Gul. witchcraft 'ooman (Writers' Program 1940:49)) n. witch or wizard: 1918 Dere's an ol' man once, seemed to be a witchcraf', cuttin' down de trees wi' no head (Par­sons 18). Witchcraf-boy (ibid 51). (Black)

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Last update: 2010-11-26 04:27
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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