- witch's mark,
- witch's milk,
- witches' brew,
- witches' butter,
- witches' sabbath,
Origin of witchcraft
Examples from the Web for witchcraft
An accusation of witchcraft is vague enough to serve as a kind of catchall for discontent.
Indonesian guest workers are on trial in Saudi Arabia for “witchcraft.”
Katrina, who was hung for witchcraft, is trapped in a woodland inferno between the two worlds.‘Sleepy Hollow’ Is TV’s Craziest, Most Over-the-Top New Show ... And You Should Watch It|Amy Zimmerman|October 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Of course those old Bill Maher appearances and the talk of witchcraft helped a bit, too.
You might be hunted down and beaten, or accused of witchcraft.
And Bimsha thought, "Is it witchcraft, or did the child fall into the sea?"The Blue Moon|Laurence Housman
Melancholics mutter to themselves, look on the ground, and avoid society, all of which were considered signs of witchcraft.
There is no witchcraft here except that of love, and it was not difficult for that to work the metamorphosis.
Susanna Martin, an aged woman of Amesbury, Mass., was tried and executed for the alleged crime of witchcraft.The Works of Whittier, Volume I (of VII)|John Greenleaf Whittier
Marang Buru did not detect the imposition and according to his promise taught them all the incantations of witchcraft.Folklore of the Santal Parganas|Cecil Henry Bompas
Old English wiccecræft, from wicce (see witch) + cræft "power, skill" (see craft). Witchcraft was declared a crime in English law in 1542; trials there peaked in 1580s and 1640s but fell sharply after 1660. The last, in 1717, ended in acquittal. The Witchcraft Act was repealed 1736.
Popularly believed to be the practice of black magic. Witches are known today as followers of Wicca, a pagan nature religion with roots in pre-Christian western Europe. Wicca is now undergoing a revival, especially in the United States and Great Britain.