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This painting by Thompkins H. Matteson is called Examination of a Witch
J. Sprenger and H. Institutoris, Malleus maleficarum. Wellcome L0000980
title page of the Malleus Maleficarum

A witch is a woman who practices witchcraft. Traditionally, the word was used to accuse someone of bewitching someone, or casting a spell on them to gain control over them by magic. It is now also used by some to refer to those who practice various contemporary religions such as Wiccan.

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