But the public often thinks of him as a New Age wizard to the stars.
Lurking not far beneath the prettiness lies the real Pagford—a dystopia that would take a wizard to set right.
Replying to a fan, she wrote, “Anthony Goldstein, Ravenclaw, Jewish wizard.”
But I was able to reach Duccini, who at 94 is the oldest Munchkin from The wizard of Oz.
Franco's sheer volume of different projects–he's going to star in a wizard of Oz reboot!
He felt that he had been used unjustly; after all, he was not a wizard—what did the Chief expect!
On it the wizard had placed his fortune of ninety millions of dollars.
When he heard this, Lorenzo turned pale, for he did not love this midnight errand to the wizard's chamber.
When all these searchers were gone, Dorothy and the wizard completed their own preparations.
If I am hanged for a traitor, he ought to be burnt for a wizard.
mid-15c., "philosopher, sage," from Middle English wys "wise" (see wise (adj.)) + -ard. Cf. Lithuanian zynyste "magic," zynys "sorcerer," zyne "witch," all from zinoti "to know." The ground sense is perhaps "to know the future." The meaning "one with magical power" did not emerge distinctly until c.1550, the distinction between philosophy and magic being blurred in the Middle Ages. As a slang word meaning "excellent" it is recorded from 1922.
a pretender to supernatural knowledge and power, "a knowing one," as the original Hebrew word signifies. Such an one was forbidden on pain of death to practise his deceptions (Lev. 19:31; 20:6, 27; 1 Sam. 28:3; Isa. 8:19; 19:3).