Weird sisters
Weird Weird, a. [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to fate; concerned with destiny. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to witchcraft; caused by, or suggesting, magical influence; supernatural; unearthly; wild; as, a weird appearance, look, sound, etc. [1913 Webster]

Myself too had weird seizures. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

Those sweet, low tones, that seemed like a weird incantation. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

{Weird sisters}, the Fates. [Scot.] --G. Douglas. [1913 Webster]

Note: Shakespeare uses the term for the three witches in Macbeth. [1913 Webster]

The weird sisters, hand in hand, Posters of the sea and land. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Weird Sisters — pl.n. the three Fates …   English World dictionary

  • weird sisters — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. the Fates, the three witches, the Sisters Three; see fate …   English dictionary for students

  • weird sisters — [Scotch.] The Fates, the Sisters three, Parcae …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Weird Sisters — noun plural Date: 15th century fates …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • weird sisters — the Fates. [1350 1400; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • Weird Sisters — Synonyms and related words: Atropos, Clotho, Dame Fortune, Decuma, Fata, Fates, Fortuna, Heaven, Lachesis, Moirai, Morta, Nona, Norns, Parcae, Providence, Skuld, Tyche, Urdur, Verthandi, Weirds, coven, hag, hex, lamia, shamaness, sorceress, witch …   Moby Thesaurus

  • weird sisters — three goddesses of destiny; Anglo Saxon Fates …   English contemporary dictionary

  • weird sisters — the Fates. [1350 1400; ME] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Weird Sisters (disambiguation) — Weird Sisters may refer to:* Three Weird Sisters (band), a filk band based in Atlanta, Georgia * The Weird Sisters (Harry Potter), a fictional rock band in the Harry Potter series * The Three Witches in William Shakespeare s play Macbeth ee also* …   Wikipedia

  • Three Weird Sisters (band) — Infobox musical artist Name = Three Weird Sisters Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Origin = Atlanta, Georgia Genre = Filk Years active = Label = [ Bedlam House] Associated acts = URL =… …   Wikipedia

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