noun, plural sor·cer·ies.
Examples from the Web for sorceries
Flesh of my flesh have you been, and soul of my soul, for in the web of sorceries are we knit together.The Wizard|H. Rider Haggard
The breath of brooks caressed him, he was enveloped in the sorceries of a sempiternal spring.The Truth About Tristrem Varick|Edgar Saltus
And he so astonished the Romans with his sorceries that he was honoured with a brazen pillar.Simon Magus|George Robert Stow Mead
Among all the Celtic nations who had only elective chiefs, and not kings, the Druids and their sorceries governed everything.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 10 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
He was everywhere dreaded, for his sorceries surpassed the power of any other man to excel.Tales and Legends of the Tyrol|A. von Gnther
British Dictionary definitions for sorceries
noun plural -ceries
Word Origin for sorcery
Word Origin and History for sorceries
c.1300, from Old French sorcerie, from sorcier "sorcerer, wizard," from Medieval Latin sortiarius "teller of fortunes by lot; sorcerer," literally "one who influences fate or fortune," from Latin sors (genitive sortis) "lot, fate, fortune" (see sort (n.)).