witching

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English wicching, wicchand, equivalent to witch +‎ -ing.

Verb[edit]

witching

  1. present participle of witch

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English wicchinge, from Old English wiċċung (witching, witchcraft), equivalent to witch +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

witching (plural witchings)

  1. An act of witchcraft.
    • 2002, Christine Gentry, When Spirits Walk (page 28)
      There was a lot of information to draw upon because his occupation exposed him to more witchings every month than most individuals experienced in a life time.