Wicca vs Crone - What's the difference?

wicca | crone |


As a proper noun wicca

is a neopagan religion first popularised in 1954 by british civil servant , involving the worship of god and goddess and the observance of eight sabbats.

As a noun crone is

(wicca) one of the triune goddesses of the lady in wicca alongside the mother and maiden and representing an old woman.

wicca

English

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A neopagan religion first popularised in 1954 by British civil servant , involving the worship of God and Goddess and the observance of eight Sabbats.
  • Hyponyms

    * Eclectic Wicca, Alexandrian Wicca, Gardnerian Wicca, Odyssean Wicca, Dianic Wicca, Celtic Wicca, Faery Wicca

    Derived terms

    * Wiccan, Wiccanism, Wiccanist *Wiccanize, Wiccanizing *Wiccaphobia, wiccaphobe

    See also

    * (Wicca) * (Witchcraft)

    References

    crone

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) An old woman.
  • * Dryden
  • But still the crone was constant to her note.
  • An archetypal figure, a Wise Woman.
  • An ugly, evil-looking, or frightening old woman; a hag.
  • (obsolete) An old ewe.
  • (Tusser)
  • (obsolete) An old man, especially one who talks and acts like an old woman.
  • * Beaconsfield
  • A few old battered crones of office.
  • * Washington Irving
  • The old crone [a negro man] lived in a hovel which his master had given him.

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