sorcerous

[sawr-ser-uh s]
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Origin of sorcerous

First recorded in 1540–50; sorcer(y) + -ous
Related formssor·cer·ous·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for sorcerous

Historical Examples of sorcerous

  • Here they reclined just as sorcerous sleep had overtaken them.

    Henry Brocken

    Walter J. de la Mare

  • Sharp flashed his sword forth, fleet as flame, And shore away her sorcerous head.

    The Tale of Balen

    Algernon Charles Swinburne


Word Origin and History for sorcerous
adj.

1540s, from sorcery + -ous.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper