sorceress

[sawr-ser-is]
noun
a woman who practices sorcery; witch.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French sorceresse, equivalent to sorcer (see sorcerer) + -esse -ess


See -ess.
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sorcerer or (feminine) sorceress (ˈsɔːsərə, ˈsɔːsərɪs)
 
n
a person who seeks to control and use magic powers; a wizard or magician
 
[C16: from Old French sorcier, from Vulgar Latin sortiārius (unattested) caster of lots, from Latin sors lot]
 
sorceress or (feminine) sorceress
 
n
 
[C16: from Old French sorcier, from Vulgar Latin sortiārius (unattested) caster of lots, from Latin sors lot]

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Example sentences
My slinky sorceress' robe will have a chain mail foundation garment, at minimum.
It's interesting to get a sense of how the sorceress herself envisions her
  creations.
The archers had quitted it to pursue their search for the sorceress in the city.
He refuses, whereupon she calls upon her skills as a sorceress.
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