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Witch Hazel

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A shrub supposed to be efficacious in discovering witches. A forked twig of the hazel was made into a divining-rod for the purpose.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Wishing-cap
Wishing-coat
Wishing-rod (The)
Wisp
Wisp of Straw (A)
Wit
Wits
Witch
Witch-finder
Witch Hazel
Witch of Endor
Witch’s Bridle
Witches Sabbath
Witchcraft
Witenagemot
Witham
Withe
Withers of a Horse (The)
Within the Pale
Witney (Oxfordshire)