sorceress

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sorceress a woman sorcerer
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sorceress A female sorcerer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sorceress A female sorcerer.
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Usage

In literature:

Bruno D'Ast was once bewitched by a sorceress, and by causing her to be burned he was immediately cured.
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani
The Abbot Trithemius speaks of a sorceress who, by means of certain beverages, changed a young Burgundian into a beast.
"The Phantom World" by Augustin Calmet
It may be said here, that two days after the events just narrated, when Bell accompanied her to the sorceress, she did not see Richard Crawford.
"Shoulder-Straps" by Henry Morford
You dwell with a sorceress, and few can resist her wiles.
"Twelve Causes of Dishonesty" by Henry Ward Beecher
Mademoiselle is a sorceress.
"Sir Tom" by Mrs. Oliphant
They branded her as a sorceress, and she was doomed to death by drowning.
"Legends & Romances of Brittany" by Lewis Spence
She was a captivating hostess, an exquisite dancer and something of a sorceress.
"The Observers" by G. L. Vandenburg
The oracles of my Highland sorceress had no claim to consideration except in the matter of obscurity.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XXII (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
She looked at me, always with her sorceress's eyes.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 26, July 1880." by Various
But the cruel sorceress made her live.
"La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages" by Jules Michelet
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In poetry:

Along the land a zephyr,
Whose breath was wild perfume,
That seemed a sorceress who wove
Sweet spells of beam and bloom.
"Under The Rose" by Madison Julius Cawein
And there a sorceress full beautiful
Looks down the surgeless reaches of the deep,
And, bubbling from her lily throat, songs lull
The languid air to sleep.
"The Ideal" by Madison Julius Cawein
The night is a sorceress, dusk-eyed and dear,
Akin to all eerie and elfin things,
Who weaves about us in meadow and mere
The spell of a hundred vanished Springs.
"An April Night" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
And all the ghosts of buried woes were laid
That heard the song of this sweet sorceress;
The Past grew to a dream of old distress,
And merry were the hearts of man and maid.
"Spring Dirge" by Victor James Daley
Then grew the night completer
With light and cloud and air;
Aromas sweet blew sweeter,
Sweet flowers fair, more fair;
Fleet feet and fast grew fleeter
Thro' that fair sorceress there.
"The Tryst" by Madison Julius Cawein
Oh, thou dusk sorceress of the dusky eyes
And soft dark hair,
'T is thou that mak'st my skies
So swift to change
To far and strange:
But far and strange, thou still dost make them fair.
"To A Lady Playing The Harp" by Paul Laurence Dunbar

In news:

University Opera's Medea is an engrossing tale about a vengeful sorceress John W. For its first production this season, the University Opera is tackling a work of daunting challenges, Medea by Luigi Cherubini.
A New Age Sorceress With Matchmaking Magic.
Michel Ocelot 's 'Kirikou and the Sorceress' toon will undergo a metamorphosis into a stage tuner.
Michel Ocelot 's hit Gallic toon "Kirikou and the Sorceress" is being turned into a stage musical.
Michel Ocelot 's hit Gallic toon "Kirikou and the Sorceress".
Snyder's third story of trouble-prone mage Jessie Shimmer picks up where Shotgun Sorceress left off.
When you pick up your copy of Fast Company, do you think the story about the person whose title is "Knowledge Sorceress" is a little bit ridiculous.
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