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- sorceror (common misspelling)
From Middle English sorcerere, from Old French sorcier, from Vulgar Latin *sortiarius, from Latin sors, sortis (“oracular response”), from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (“to bind”).
sorcerer (plural sorcerers, feminine sorceress)
- (mythology, folklore, fantasy) A magician or wizard, sometimes specifically male.
- 1936, Rollo Ahmed, The Black Art, London: Long, page 105:
- Pope Joan, who once occupied the throne of the Vatican, was reputed to be the blackest sorcerer of them all.
- 1971, Richard Carpenter, Catweazle and the Magic Zodiac, Harmondsworth: Puffin Books, page 7:
- "Well, sorcerer?" growled the Norman. "Nay, not well," replied Catweazle shivering miserably, "I have the bone-ache."
magician/wizard drawing upon natural powers
- Alternative form of sorcerere
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