Just to confuse you all:
Altar- To change, deform, or rearrange.
Black Magic- Magic used by those with much pigmentation in their skin.
Centering- In the case of public rituals, this practice in done to alter the alignment of text on flyers.
Circle- A term used by techno-Pagans when refering to circle-dot mode, the storage of binary units using a code of plane figures with a bounding edge equidistant from a fixed point where some of these figures have dots, and some do not.
The Craft- A movie made in 1996 by Sony Pictures which stars Robin Tunney.
Cove- A small sheltered bay, creek, or inlet of the sea.
Coven- Referring to or being cove-like.
Discord- The appropriate musical notes to be played at dis time in the ritual.
Esbat- Spanish for "it is a flying mammal."
Flying- Something which witches do. Recent surveys show that TWA is the most favored method, though some traditionalists stick with smaller single-engined airplanes.
Glossary- A place where they add gloss to ceramics.
Grounding- When all young children who have misbehaved during the ritual are sent to their rooms for the weekend.
Hain- Sam Hain, founder of a successful company which makes underwear.
Handfasting- During protests, this is done to ensure the difficulty of ones removal by use of handcuffs.
Incense- When capable of reasonable judgement, when acting sensible.
Jack-o-lantern- In the Pagan playing cards, it is the card of the suit of lights (traje de luces) higher than a ten but lower than a queen.
Karma- An old Star Trek term from the original series which stands for Klingon and Romulan Military Alliance.
Lammas- Animals of south America of the family Camelidae.
Magick- An art made popular by David Copperfield and Harry Houdini.
Nine- The most Pagans you can fit in a standard phone booth in Iowa City. (Trust me on this one)
Orgy- The ending often used by technopagans at the end of their URL.
Pentagram- A five sided cracker.
Quest- What deities send you on when they are bored and have nothing better to do.
Rowan- A term used on slave ships when the slaves have rested long enough and need to continue rowing.
Sabbat- Of or relating to hydrogenated organic compounds. The term comes from the French chemist Paul Sabatier.
Skyclad- A material similar to nickel-clad, though with ozone instead of nickel.
Spell- A turn at work, a shift.
Talisman- Opposite of Shortisman.
Underwear- See Hain.
Virginity- Sorry, no Pagan I've talked to seems to know what this is.
White Witch- A Caucasian member of the Wiccan religion.
Witch- Pronoun, what one or ones of several things pointed out. Used as a relative in a subordinate clause representing a noun or noun phrase in the principal sentence.
Xerox- The easiest and quickest way to go from a monotheistic religion to a polytheistic one. Though it may cost you ten cents.
Yorkshire- A place where they make a type of bread, perfect for rituals, though they call it pudding.
Zygurmist- The one who devotes his or her life to studying, in order to make rituals more fun.
This site has received hits since Aug 4, 2000
The entire content of all public pages in The Pagan Library (graphics, text and HTML) are free information, released under the terms of the GPL. All copyrighted items mentioned are the property of their respective owners, and no form of ownership or endorsement is implied.
Last modified: March 23 2018 16:12:34