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witching

[wich-ing] /ˈwɪtʃ ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the use or practice of witchcraft.
2.
fascination; charm; enchantment.
adjective
3.
of, characterized by, or suitable for sorcery or black magic:
a witching potion.
4.
enchanting; fascinating.
Origin of witching
1000
before 1000; Middle English wicching (noun and adj.), Old English wiccung (noun), derivative of wiccian to practice witchcraft. See witch, -ing1, -ing2
Related forms
witchingly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for witchingly

witching

/ˈwɪtʃɪŋ/
adjective
1.
relating to or appropriate for witchcraft
2.
(rare) bewitching
noun
3.
witchcraft; magic
Derived Forms
witchingly, adverb
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