conjuror


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conjuror

, conjurer
a person who practises magic; sorcerer
References in classic literature ?
My grandfather used to go to Conjuror Mynterne, out at Owlscombe, and a clever man a' were, so I've heard grandf'er say," continued Mr Crick.
Very early next morning, Short fulfilled his promise, and knocking softly at her door, entreated that she would get up directly, as the proprietor of the dogs was still snoring, and if they lost no time they might get a good deal in advance both of him and the conjuror, who was talking in his sleep, and from what he could be heard to say, appeared to be balancing a donkey in his dreams.
Black-eyed gipsy girls, hooded in showy handkerchiefs, sallied forth to tell fortunes, and pale slender women with consumptive faces lingered upon the footsteps of ventriloquists and conjurors, and counted the sixpences with anxious eyes long before they were gained.
If your conjuror is not with his friends in the morning, my young men shall look for him.
I am a man amid warriors, but a woman among the conjurors.
But with the true professional hatred to a successful practitioner of their art, they insinuated that, since the medicine was beyond their own knowledge, it must necessarily have been compounded from an unlawful and magical pharmacopeia; since they themselves, though no conjurors, fully understood every branch of their art, so far as it might be exercised with the good faith of a Christian.
No one knows better than he how to throw the Punjab lasso, for he is the king of stranglers even as he is the prince of conjurors.
This is what the conjurors here pride themselves upon doing.
Can China pull off a trick that every other conjuror has failed at?
Guests at the event were treated to an evening of swing and soul music from Stirling Austin Band, close-up magic from conjuror Darren Mac, a casino, a silent auction and a three-course meal.
Patrick is an amateur conjuror whose 'magical' tricks contrast with the genuinely magical world Billy inhabits.
NOW YOU SEE ME 2 (12) HHH HH UNITED States FBI agent Dylan Rhodes (Mark Ruffalo) assigns the Horsemen - conjuror Daniel Atlas (Jesse Eisenberg), mentalist Merritt McKinney (Woody Harrelson), street magician Jack Wilder (Dave Franco) and sassy illusionist Lula May (Lizzy Caplan) - a new case.