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eldritch


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eldritch  \El"dritch\,  a. 
  Hideous;  ghastly;  as  an  eldritch  shriek  or  laugh.  [Local, 
  Eng.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eldritch 
  adj  :  suggesting  the  operation  of  supernatural  influences;  "an 
  eldritch  screech";  "the  three  weird  sisters"; 
  "stumps...had  uncanny  shapes  as  of  monstrous 
  creatures"-  John  Galsworthy  "an  unearthly  light";  "he 
  could  hear  the  unearthly  scream  of  some  curlew  piercing 
  the  din"-  Henry  Kingsley  [syn:  {weird},  {uncanny},  {unearthly}] 




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