eldritch(redirected from eldrich)
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Strange or unearthly; eerie.
poetic Scot unearthly; weird
[C16: perhaps from Old English ælf elf + rīce realm; see rich]
eerie; weird; spooky.
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|Adj.||1.||eldritch - suggesting the operation of supernatural influences; "an eldritch screech"; "the three weird sisters"; "stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy; "an unearthly light"; "he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley|
supernatural - not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material; "supernatural forces and occurrences and beings"