- a woman who practices sorcery; witch.
Origin of sorceress
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Examples from the Web for sorceress
Endor is a sorceress who may or may not actually be able to converse with the dead.Monsignor Meth Kevin Wallin: The Kinky Priest Who Sold Meth
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There is, however, a sorceress who can transform people into various animals.Rival Studios In 'Snow White' Face-Off
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Here the spell of one sorceress can straightway be offset by that of her sister.The Book of Khalid
"I thought the Sorceress of Rome was at the bottom of it," he said.The Christian
"So horribly hideous, you would say," broke in the sorceress.Shoulder-Straps
Thus spake the sorceress, and out she went to keep her word.
And so, with all due solemnity, the sorceress went to her work.
Word Origin and History for sorceress
late 14c., from Anglo-French sorceresse, from sorcer (see sorcerer).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper