mage

[ meyj ]
/ meɪdʒ /

noun Archaic.

a magician.

Origin of mage

1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Latin magus. See Magus
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British Dictionary definitions for mage

mage

/ (meɪdʒ) /

noun

an archaic word for magician

Word Origin for mage

C14: from magus
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Word Origin and History for mage

mage


n.

"magician," c.1400, anglicized form of Latin magus "magician" (see magi). An "archaic" word by late 19c. (OED), revived by fantasy games.

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