Hexer



[heks] /hɛks/

adjective, Informal.
1.
hexagonal:
a bolt with a matching washer and hex nut.
2.
(def 1).
[heks] /hɛks/
verb (used with object)
1.
to bewitch; practice witchcraft on:
He was accused of hexing his neighbors’ cows because they suddenly stopped giving milk.
noun
2.
spell; charm:
With all this rain, somebody must have put a hex on our picnic.
3.
a witch.
/hɛks/
noun
1.

/hɛks/
verb
1.
(transitive) to bewitch
noun
2.
an evil spell or symbol of bad luck
3.
a witch
v.

1830, American English, from Pennsylvania German hexe “to practice witchcraft,” from German hexen “to hex,” related to Hexe “witch,” from Middle High German hecse, hexse, from Old High German hagazussa (see hag). Noun meaning “magic spell” is first recorded 1909; earlier it meant “a witch” (1856).

noun

A jinx or curse; the Indian Sign, Whammy: I lose every time, must be a hex on me

[1909+; ultimately fr German Hexe, ”witch”]

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