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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Wokey.
 
Wicked as the Witch of Wokey. Wookey-hole is a noted cavern in Somersetshire, which has given birth to as many weird stories as the Sibyls’ Cave in Italy. The Witch of Wokey was metamorphosed into stone by a “lerned wight” from Gaston, but left her curse behind, so that the fair damsels of Wokey rarely find “a gallant.” (Percy: Reliques, iii. 14.)   1
 


 Woful.Wolf (in music). 

 
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