"The commonly accepted etymology derives warlock from the Old English wǣrloga meaning "oathbreaker" or "deceiver". A derivation from the Old Norse varð-lokkur, "caller of spirits" has also been suggested, however the Oxford English Dictionary considers this etymology inadmissible.
Thin and wearing thin clothes
Tender intriguing. Eager for love. open to magic.
That summer she fell for a warlock. Long curls hung about his handsome face, framing the thin delicacy of him. From what tribe did he hail, all frolicsome and mischievous? What pastures had he meandered before arriving at the elfin castle, which was now his domicile? Through what academic wilderness had he trudged those long years before their first sweet embrace?"
I got to star in it too.
I like this snippet:
because it reminds me of the author of the play, who was very influential in my life and I am deeply grateful to and for her
because it has the word etymology in it
because it talks about magic and fantasy and mysteriousness
because it shows an olde english version of spelling which is something that i enjoy throwing into games of boggle, scrabble bananagrams and the like much to the annoyance of my roommates. It leads to some heated discussions. Like 'waermice'
totally a word!