hexcraft

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hex +‎ -craft.

Noun[edit]

hexcraft (uncountable)

  1. The practice, art, or skill of casting hexes and spells; sorcery; witchcraft
    • 2001, Gerina Dunwich, Exploring Spellcraft: How to Create and Cast Effective Spells (page 29):
      Sympathetic and imitative magick, herbal enchantment, charms and fetishes, candle magick, love magick, potion-brewing, mojo magick, hexcraft, and Hoodoo folk magick are but several examples of what many regard as low magick.
    • 2011, Juliet Blackwell, Hexes and Hemlines: A Witchcraft Mystery:
      Unlike the Wiccans I was hanging out with lately—my friend Bronwyn and her good-natured coven—I don't shy away from hexcraft.