wicca
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wicca
an; m. A wizard, soothsayer, sorcerer, magician Wicca ariolus, Wrt. Voc. i. 57, 40 : 60, 30. Dréas and wiccan arioli et conjectoris (in similitudinem arioli et conjectoris, Prov. 23, 7), Kent. Gl. 869. Drýmen and feóndlíce wiccan and óðre wígeleras, Homl. Th. ii. 330, 28 : Wulfst. 27, 1. Be wiccum, wíglerum, etc. Gif wiccan oþþe wigleras . . . , L. E. G. 11; Th, i. 172, 20 : L. Eth. vi. 7; Th. i. 316, 20 : L. C. S. 4; Th. i. 378, 7. Wiccum a pythonibus, Hpt. Gl. 504, 66. Hi áxoden æt wyccum and æt wísum drýum, Homl. Skt. i. 2, 108. Ða fǽnman ðe gewuniaþ onfón wiccan, L. Alf. 30; Th. i. 52, 10. Ne áxa náne wicca[n] rǽdes nec sit qui pythones consulat nec divinos, Deut. 18, 11. [Symon þe wicche Simon Magus, Jul. 40, 9. Ðe wicches the magicians, Gen. and Ex. 3028. Uor ane wychche þet hette Symoun, Ayenb, 41, 28. Somme saide he was a wicche, Piers P. 18, 69. Wytche, wyche magus, sortilegus, Prompt. Parv. 526. Wyche hic sortilegus, Wülck. Gl. 652, 12 (15th cent.).] v. next word, to which perhaps some of the passages given above might belong.
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