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The word "Witch." The earliest reference I could find in recognisable English was dated A.D.1225 from a work called Juliana of unknown authorship: "Ich hit am spat spec spur simunes much be wicche" Following the Great Vowel Shift (A.D.1375), we can find a much clearer: "Sayand he was ane enchantore, A wech and a trigetouyre" (from Legendary Saints, by Clement).

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