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archimage (plural archimages)
- (now rare) A powerful wizard.
1853, Henry William Herbert, The Roman Traitor (Vol. 1 of 2):
- He felt, for a moment, as the daring archimage whose spells, too potent for their master's safety, have evoked and unchained a spirit that defies their guidance.
1881, Isaac D'Israeli, Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3):
- The learned Marsilio Ficino translated Plotinus, that great archimage of platonic mysticism.
- 1935, Robert Bloch, ‘The Shambler from the Stars’:
- The secrets of the old archimage are known today only to the initiated, and they discourage all attempts to spread their fame, for certain very definite reasons.