Small beads made from polished shells, formerly used as money and jewelry by certain Native American peoples
A ceremonial headdress, decorated with a trail extension of eagle feathers, worn by by some American Indians
The male equivalent of witch.
(obsolete) A traitor or oath-breaker.
(obsolete) The Devil, Satan; a demon.
(originally Scotland and Northern UK) A man in league with the Devil; a male magic-user, a wizard.
a course of action that leads to battle or hostility
a domed hut, similar to a wigwam, used by some semi-nomadic Native American tribes.
1992: At that time there were still indians camped on the western plains and late in the day he passed in his riding a scattered group of their wickiups propped upon that scoured and trembling waste. " Cormac McCarthy?, All the Pretty Horses
A woman whose husband has died (and has not re-married)
(informal, in combination) A woman whose husband is often away pursuing a sport etc
(printing) a single line of type, that ends a paragraph, carried over to the next page or column
A man whose wife has died (and who has not re-married)
A marry, married woman.
The female of a pair of mated animals.
A new for the gander is introduced into the pen.
(context, Geordie, dialect) A woman (compare old wife and aad wife).
A Native American dwelling having an arched framework overlaid with bark, hides, or mats.
Spelling variant of wickiup
A (usually female) person who is learned in and actively practices witchcraft (according to the OED, its use in the masculine is "now only dialectal").
(derogatory) An ugly or unpleasant woman.
I hate that old witch.
verbto witch (third-person singular simple present witches, present participle witching, simple past witched, past participle witched)
to dowse for water
The practice of witches; magic, sorcery or the use supernatural powers to influence or predict events.
A person who is believed to heal through magical powers; a shaman.