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archimage

[ahr-kuh-meyj] /ˈɑr kəˌmeɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a great magician.
Origin of archimage
1545-1555
First recorded in 1545-55; archi- + mage
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  • Fear not for me, nor think that this our age, Blind though it be, hath yet no archimage.

    The Bon Gaultier Ballads William Edmonstoune Aytoun
  • So runs the chronicle; and thus Mr. Burne-Jones, the ‘archimage of the esoteric unreal,’ treats the subject.

    Miscellanies Oscar Wilde
British Dictionary definitions for archimage

archimage

/ˈɑːkɪˌmeɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a great magician or wizard
Word Origin
C16: from archi- + mage, from Latin magus magician
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