Wicked Witch of the West

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Wicked Witch of the West

the terror of Oz. [Am. Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]
See: Evil

Wicked Witch of the West

uses her powers to upset the plans of Dorothy and her friends. [Am. Lit. and Cin.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]
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We are so grateful to you for having killed the Wicked Witch of the East, and for setting our people free from bondage.
What could the little woman possibly mean by calling her a sorceress, and saying she had killed the Wicked Witch of the East?
She was the Wicked Witch of the East, as I said," answered the little woman.
They are the people who live in this land of the East where the Wicked Witch ruled.
I am not as powerful as the Wicked Witch was who ruled here, or I should have set the people free myself.
Those who dwelt in the East and the West were, indeed, wicked witches; but now that you have killed one of them, there is but one Wicked Witch in all the Land of Oz--the one who lives in the West.
Dorothy was going to ask another question, but just then the Munchkins, who had been standing silently by, gave a loud shout and pointed to the corner of the house where the Wicked Witch had been lying.
The old woman had only pretended to be so kind; she was in reality a wicked witch, who lay in wait for children, and had only built the little house of bread in order to entice them there.
Gretel began to weep bitterly, but it was all in vain, for she was forced to do what the wicked witch commanded.
They're nice people," she continued, as the little party began walking toward the group of trees, "and I came here once with my friends the Scarecrow, and the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion, to fight a wicked witch who had made all the Winkies her slaves.
They can't be worse than the Wicked Witch or the Nome King.
The sun was getting rather low, and they had an idea that they would push on to Buldeo's village and see that wicked witch.