Warlock

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A warlock is a person (typically male) who uses magic, especially for or against others (compare wizard, sorcerer).wikipedia
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Witch (word)

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In early modern Scots, the word came to be used as the male equivalent of witch (which can be male or female, but has historically been used predominantly for females).
The word witch derives from the Old English nouns wicca ('sorcerer, male witch, warlock') and wicce ('sorceress, female witch').

Magician (fantasy)

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A magician also known as a mage, warlock, witch, wizard, enchanter/enchantress, or sorcerer/sorceress, is someone who uses or practices magic derived from supernatural, occult, or arcane sources.

Witch trials in early modern Scotland

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Although most victims of the witch trials in early modern Scotland were women, some men were executed as warlocks.
Most of the accused, some 75%, were women, though some men were also executed as witches or as warlocks.

Warlock of Chiloé

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The Warlocks of Chiloé ("Brujo de Chiloé" or "Brujo chilote" in the Spanish language) are semi-mythical characters in Chilote mythology and folklore who are equivalent to "male witches", and considered very powerful warlocks and sorcerers.

Witchcraft

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In early modern Scots, the word warlock came to be used as the male equivalent of witch (which can be male or female, but is used predominantly for females).

Wizard

Wizard (disambiguation)
A warlock is a person (typically male) who uses magic, especially for or against others (compare wizard, sorcerer).

Sorcerer

Sorcerer (disambiguation)
A warlock is a person (typically male) who uses magic, especially for or against others (compare wizard, sorcerer).

Old English

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The most commonly accepted etymology derives warlock from the Old English wǣrloga meaning "oathbreaker" or "deceiver".

Scots language

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In early modern Scots, the word came to be used as the male equivalent of witch (which can be male or female, but has historically been used predominantly for females).

Romanticism

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From this use, the word passed into Romantic literature and ultimately 20th-century popular culture.

Old Norse

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A derivation from the Old Norse varð-lokkur, "caller of spirits", has also been suggested, but the OED considers this implausible due to the extreme rarity of the Norse word and because forms without hard -k, which are consistent with the Old English etymology (“traitor”), are attested earlier than forms with a -k.

Oxford English Dictionary

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A derivation from the Old Norse varð-lokkur, "caller of spirits", has also been suggested, but the OED considers this implausible due to the extreme rarity of the Norse word and because forms without hard -k, which are consistent with the Old English etymology (“traitor”), are attested earlier than forms with a -k.

John Napier

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In his day, John Napier was often perceived as a warlock or magician for his interest in divination and the occult, though his establishment position likely kept him from being prosecuted.

Magic (supernatural)

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A warlock is a person (typically male) who uses magic, especially for or against others (compare wizard, sorcerer).

Peter Warlock

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The Warlock name, which reflects Heseltine's interest in occult practices, was used for all his published musical works.

Warlock (disambiguation)

A warlock is a male practitioner of witchcraft and counterpart to a witch, a female practitioner of witchcraft.

Cecil Williamson

Cecil Williamson (18 September 1909 – 9 December 1999) was a British screenwriter, editor and film director and influential English Neopagan Warlock.

Dark Shadows

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Dark Shadows also featured ghosts, werewolves, zombies, man-made monsters, witches, warlocks, time travel, and a parallel universe.

Finn (comics)

Finn
Finn is a fictional pagan warlock eco-terrorist created by Pat Mills.

Kilmaurs

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The reputed warlock, John Stewart, is said to have regularly met with the fairies on Kilmaurs Hill.

The Pink Panther: Hokus Pokus Pink

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However, his more slow-paced life is soon interrupted as Nathan, son of the wealthy lunatic dentist and antique teeth collector Dr. Periowinkle, steals utensils from the warlock Dr. Strangeblood and accidentally transforms the little girl Violet, daughter of a guest at Dr. Periowinkle's auction party in his mansion, into a giant, anthropomorphic wombat (with some bat-like physical features).

Shadowgate

Shadowgate Classic
The game is named for its setting, Castle Shadowgate, residence of the evil Warlock Lord.