[ maj-uh-ster-ee, -stuh-ree ]
/ ˈmædʒ əˌstɛr i, -stə ri /
noun, plural mag·is·ter·ies.
an agency or substance, as in alchemy, to which faculties of healing, transformation, etc., are ascribed.
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He answered, 'Their writings are only to be understood by the adepts, without whom no student can prepare this magistery.The Seven Follies of Science [2nd ed.]|John Phin
British Dictionary definitions for magistery
/ (ˈmædʒɪstərɪ, -trɪ) /
noun plural -teries alchemy
an agency or substance, such as the philosopher's stone, believed to transmute other substances
any substance capable of healing
Word Origin for magistery
C16: from Medieval Latin magisterium, from Latin: mastery, from magister master
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