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From Middle English dwimmer-craft, dwemercraft, from Old English dweomorcræft ‎(magical arts, sorcery), equivalent to dwimmer +‎ -craft.


dwimmercraft ‎(plural dwimmercrafts)

  1. The art of illusion; the art of magic; sorcery; magic.
    • 2005, Samit Basu, Manticore's Secret:
      He had walked the wilds of Imokoi before, he had pierced rakshas illusions, seenthrough the mist of demonic dwimmer-craft centuries ago.
    • 2011, John Henson, Broken Wings:
      The soldiers peered into the deep dark shaft In which lay the monk with tonsorshorn / A victim of the sorcerous lady's dwimmer craft / […]

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