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See also: mother and moth-er



Proper noun[edit]


  1. (dated) One's mother.
  2. A title given to a nun or a priestess.
  3. (Wicca) One of the triune goddesses of the Lady in Wicca alongside the Crone and Maiden and representing a woman older than a girlish Maiden but younger than an aged Crone.
    • 2002, A.J. Drew, Wicca for Couples: Making Magick Together, page 90
      ...different stages of life as represented by our Lady as Maiden, Mother, and Crone, as well as our Lord as Master, Father, and Sage.
    • 2004, Aurora Greenbough, Cathy Jewell, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Spells and Spellcraft, page 9
      The Lady is often thought of as having three aspects: Maiden, Mother, and Crone.



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