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Welcome to the Witchipedia's glossary of occult terms. Here you will find terms often used in the Pagan, Heathen, magical and occult communities that may confuse a newcomer. This encyclopedia of magical terminology is a wonderful place to get started if you don't know where to start in the Witchipedia. If you don't see the term you are looking for here, feel free to bring your question to the community in our forums or Ask A Witch!

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We have 342 terms listed in our glossary with more being added each day.

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Quicksilver

Quicksilver is an old name for the metal mercury given because of mercury's reflective appearance, like silver and its liquid form which gave it the ability to move, as if it were alive. The term quick often referred to those things that had life.


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