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athame

(ˈɑːθæmeɪ)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) (in Wicca) a witch's ceremonial knife, usually with a black handle, used in rituals rather than for cutting or carving

athame

A black-handled knife used by witches in magic ceremonies.
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But in Liverpool city centre, there are several stores that sell daggers, labelled as athames - ceremonial daggers used by wiccans, many of whom are teenaged Goths.