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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exorcism  \Ex"or*cism\  (-s[i^]z'm),  n.  [L.  exorcismus  Gr 
  'exorkizmo`s;  cf  F.  exorcisme.] 
  1.  The  act  of  exorcising;  the  driving  out  of  evil  spirits 
  from  persons  or  places  by  conjuration;  also  the  form  of 
  conjuration  used 
 
  2.  Conjuration  for  raising  spirits.  [R.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exorcism 
  n  :  freeing  from  evil  spirits 




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