enchantress

[en-chan-tris, -chahn-]
noun
1.
a woman who practices magic; sorceress.
2.
an irresistibly charming or fascinating woman: an enchantress who breaks men's hearts.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English enchanteresse < Anglo-French, Middle French. See enchanter, -ess


1. witch, siren. 2. seductress, temptress, vamp, charmer.


See -ess.
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enchant (ɪnˈtʃɑːnt)
 
vb
1.  to cast a spell on; bewitch
2.  to delight or captivate utterly; fascinate; charm
 
[C14: from Old French enchanter, from Latin incantāre to chant a spell, from cantāre to chant, from canere to sing]
 
en'chanter
 
n
 
en'chantress
 
fem n

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enchantress
late 14c., from enchanter + -ess.
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Again knots may be used by an enchantress to win a lover and attach him firmly to herself.
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