witch's brew

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n witch's brew a fearsome mixture "a witches' brew of gangsters and terrorists","mixing dope and alcohol creates a witches' brew"
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Usage

In literature:

At Ogre's command Witch brews spell to change Prince Hero into a dog.
"The Little Colonel's Hero" by Annie Fellows Johnston
The child's brewing witch's broth, for sure.
"Red Money" by Fergus Hume
The metallic complexes especially; but think what a witch's brew the stuff is in every respect.
"Industrial Revolution" by Poul William Anderson
The "witches' deadly brew" proved to be very excellent chicken bouillon, which did not come amiss after Marjorie's ride in the cool autumn air.
"Marjorie Dean High School Senior" by Pauline Lester
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In news:

With Halloween just weeks away, it's the time of year for scary costumes, black cats, witches' brews and haunted houses.
Spellbinding spooks brewing for Mount Holly's annual Witches Ball.
Spellbinding spooks brewing for Mount Holly's annual Witches Ball.
Part mad scientist experimentation, part bubbling witch's brew, it seems there must be some kind of dark magic at work in the candy-making process.
Trouble is brewing for Romania's witches , whose toil is being taxed for the first time despite their threats of putting curses on the government.
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