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Origin of witching hour
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So here I am in my requisite Lululemon pants, grunting along to an old hip-hop song at a most ungodly hour.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
An hour later, he scored a second flight to Johannesburg for $380.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He was released within the hour without a bond on his own recognizance.
The child almost died from the delay of an hour in seeking help.
Her phone rings at least once an hour with questions from journalists, which she answers in Arabic, English, and sometimes French.
The night wore on, and the clock downstairs was striking the hour of two when she suddenly awakened.
The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Words are often everywhere as the minute-hands of the soul, more important than even the hour-hands of action.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
After an hour, however, he reached this decision: He would not go to or call up Mrs. Merley.
It was the darkest hour of twilight, when there was just enough of gleam from the lurid sky, to shew the outline of objects.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for witching hour
Idioms and Phrases with witching hour
Midnight, as in They arrived just at the witching hour. This term alludes to older superstitions concerning a time appropriate to witchcraft and other supernatural occurrences. Shakespeare and others wrote of “the witching time of night.” The precise phrase was first recorded in 1835.