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[en-chan-tris, -chahn-] /ɛnˈtʃæn trɪs, -ˈtʃɑn-/

a woman who practices magic; sorceress.
an irresistibly charming or fascinating woman:
an enchantress who breaks men’s hearts.

late 14c., “witch,” from enchanter + -ess. Meaning “charming woman” is from 1713.


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