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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sorcery \Sor"cer*y\, n.; pl. Sorceries. [OE. sorcerie, OF. sorcerie, fr. OF. & F. sorcier a sorcerer, LL. sortiarius, fr. L. sors, sortis, a lot, decision by lot, fate, destiny. See Sort, n.] Divination by the assistance, or supposed assistance, of evil spirits, or the power of commanding evil spirits; magic; necromancy; witchcraft; enchantment. [1913 Webster] Adder's wisdom I have learned, To fence my ear against thy sorceries. --Milton. [1913 Webster]