warluck
Warlock War"lock, n. [OE. warloghe a deceiver, a name or the Devil, AS. w?rloga a belier or breaker of his agreement, word, or pledge; w?r covenant, troth (aki? to L. verus true; see {Very}) + loga a liar (in comp.), le['o]gan to lie. See 3d {Lie}.] A male witch; a wizard; a sprite; an imp. [Written also {warluck}.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

It was Eyvind Kallda's crew Of warlocks blue, With their caps of darkness hooded! --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]


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  • Warlock — War lock, n. [OE. warloghe a deceiver, a name or the Devil, AS. w?rloga a belier or breaker of his agreement, word, or pledge; w?r covenant, troth (aki? to L. verus true; see {Very}) + loga a liar (in comp.), le[ o]gan to lie. See 3d {Lie}.] A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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