- midnight: a rendezvous at the witching hour.
Origin of witching hour
- the witching hour the hour at which witches are supposed to appear, usually midnight
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.