Definition of 'witch'
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We're clearly looking at a witch hunt here. The Sun (2016)NORTHERN Ireland veterans were yesterday given fresh hope the witch hunt against them could be ended. The Sun (2017)There are fears as many as 1,000 ex-servicemen could face charges in the current witch hunt. The Sun (2017)But the many being targeted by witch hunts over'war crimes' need help now. The Sun (2016)They always saw the witch doctor before they saw me. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is a historical witch hunt on the part of the left. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Is there a witch hazel you love? Times, Sunday Times (2013)So why the bad press for witches? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The idea of witches casting evil spells is itself fantastical. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The witch doctors were smearing them with paste and shouting spells at them. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He will claim that he is being subjected to a witch hunt. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She thought she could cure herself with witch doctors. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Does she draw a clear parallel between witch doctors and modern medical workers? Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)The practice of witchcraft was often blamed for poor weather and there was a witch hunt hysteria at the time. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Witch hazel in a spray bottle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's like a panto without a wicked witch. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Witch hazel is an old-fashioned ingredient that is perhaps best known in this regard. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)They've just had a witch hunt for the last few years. The Sun (2015)One of her "pretends "was that Emily was a kind of good witch who could protect her. A Little Princess (1905)They say too that the housekeeper knows all about it, and is hand and glove with the old witch. The Princess and the Curdie (1883)The old witch is dead! Fairy Tales (1812)I bought my cat off a witch in south London. Times, Sunday Times (2006)With their reputation for casting evil spells, witches don't get the best press. The Sun (2012)Is she a wicked witch or a beloved'alternative' voice? Times, Sunday Times (2006)As you get older, you're always playing some awful old witch. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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