devil's mark

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devil's mark

A mark given to witches by the Devil during their initiation. (Note, this is different from a witch’s mark).
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Most of the remainder contains more conventional discussions of such topics as lycanthropy, the witches' mark, and the pact with the devil.
HUNDREDS of "witches' marks" to prevent evil spirits rising from the underworld have been discovered in caves at a limestone gorge, experts said.
THE public is being asked to help record strange carvings known as "witches' marks" found in medieval buildings, including the house where Shakespeare was born in Stratfordupon-Avon.