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 Witch-finder.Witch of Endor. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Witch Hazel.
 
A shrub supposed to be efficacious in discovering witches. A forked twig of the hazel was made into a divining-rod for the purpose.   1
 


 Witch-finder.Witch of Endor. 

 
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