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ID #3565


[OED idem; cf. Scots witchy witch-like EDD] adj. 1. magically endowed: 1966 (Crow­ley 29). (Black)

2. like (that of) a witch: That cat lookin' all skinny and witchy [of Milligan, a black cat] (Nassau). Muddows! She look witchy, eh? Looka them long fingernails she got (Nassau). (Black)

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Last update: 2010-11-26 04:30
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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