witching hour


witching hour
midnight: a rendezvous at the witching hour.
[1825-35]

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witching hour noun
The hour when witches are supposed to stir into activity, midnight (see also double witching (↑hour) under ↑double, triple witching (↑hour) under ↑triple)
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Main Entry:witch

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noun
the witching hour
1 : the time late at night when the powers of a witch, magician, etc., are believed to be strongest
2 :midnight

We arrived home shortly before the witching hour.

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the ˈwitching hour [witching hour] noun singular
the time, late at night, when it is thought that magic things can happen

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