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gramarye

or gram·a·ry

[ gram-uh-ree ]
/ ˈgræm ə ri /
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noun
occult learning; magic.
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Origin of gramarye

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English gramary, from Old French gramaire, literally, “grammar, Latin grammar.” In the Middle Ages gramarye was restricted to “high” learning, written in Latin and including occult sciences and magic. See grammar
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How to use gramarye in a sentence

  • He was not witched with her gramary; and soothly I count in all that hall he was the sole noble that escaped the spell.

    In Convent Walls|Emily Sarah Holt

British Dictionary definitions for gramarye

gramarye

gramary

/ (ˈɡræmərɪ) /

noun
archaic magic, necromancy, or occult learning

Word Origin for gramarye

C14: from Old French gramaire grammar
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