sorceress


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sor·cer·ess

 (sôr′sər-ĭs)
n.
A woman who practices sorcery.

sor•cer•ess

(ˈsɔr sər ɪs)

n.
a woman who practices sorcery; witch.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French sorceresse]
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sorceress - a woman sorcerersorceress - a woman sorcerer      
Circe - (Greek mythology) a sorceress who detained Odysseus on her island and turned his men into swine
necromancer, sorcerer, thaumaturge, thaumaturgist, wizard, magician - one who practices magic or sorcery

sorceress

noun
A woman who practices magic:
Translations
velhotar

sorceress

[ˈsɔːsəres] Nhechicera f, bruja f

sorceress

[ˈsɔːrsərɪs] nsorcière f

sorceress

nHexe f

sorceress

[ˈsɔːsərɪs] nmaga, fattucchiera
References in classic literature ?
How comes it, then, I demand of thee once more, that thou hast suffered a brother to bring a paramour, and that paramour a Jewish sorceress, into this holy place, to the stain and pollution thereof?
But since your reverend wisdom hath discovered this Jewish quean to be a sorceress, perchance it may account fully for his enamoured folly.
Prepare the Castle-hall for the trial of the sorceress.
Doubt not he will ruin thee, if thou affordest him a pretext so fair as thy protection of a Jewish sorceress.
You are welcome, most noble Sorceress, to the land of the Munchkins.
What could the little woman possibly mean by calling her a sorceress, and saying she had killed the Wicked Witch of the East?
Now, it wasn't likely that Dorothy would be looking for wireless messages or would heed the call; but one thing the Historian was sure of, and that was that the powerful Sorceress, Glinda, would know what he was doing and that he desired to communicate with Dorothy.
This was the important Sorceress known as Glinda the Good, who had been of great assistance to both Ozma and Dorothy.
Finally she went to a friendly sorceress of our land named Glinda the Good, who heard the story and at once presented Ozma a magic carpet, which would continually unroll beneath our feet and so make a comfortable path for us to cross the desert.
She did not know that she had ever been a girl until she was restored to her natural form by a kind sorceress.
So Tip's guardian, however much she might aspire to working magic, realized it was unlawful to be more than a Sorceress, or at most a Wizardess.
I used to live near the castle of a great Sorceress named Glinda the Good, and she saw my dolls and said they were very pretty.