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 Ware.Warm Reception (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
War’lock.
 
A wandering evil spirit; a wizard. (Anglo-Saxon, wær-loga, a deceiver, one who breaks his word. Satan is called in Scripture “the father of lies,” the arch-warlock.)   1
 


 Ware.Warm Reception (A). 

 
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