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 Witchcraft.Wit’ham. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Witenagemot.
 
The Anglo-Saxon parliament.   1
        “The famous assembly of our forefathers was called by various names [as] Mycel Gemot (or great meeting); the Witenagemot (or meeting of the wise); and sometimes the Mycel Getheaht (or great thought).—Freeman: The Norman Conquest i. 3.
 


 Witchcraft.Wit’ham. 

 
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