Definition of Pishogue

1. Noun. magic, witchcraft; a spell, especially one designed to cause or cure illnesses to man or beast, or to increase or decrease the quantities of farm products such as butter or milk. ¹



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Definition of Pishogue

1. an evil spell [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pishogue

pisco sour
piscola
piscos
pise
pises
pish
pish posh
pisha paysha
pished
pisher
pishers
pishes
pishing
pishoge
pishoges
pishogue (current term)
pishogues
pishu
pisiform
pisiform bone
pisiforms
pisketti
piskies
pisky
pismires
piso
pisohamate ligament
pisolite
pisolites

Literary usage of Pishogue

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1. The Irish Penny Journal (1841)
"Arrah, out with it, an' lotus hear what Peggy the pishogue has to say for herself—out ... to her skill in all supernatural matters, Peggy the pishogue—that ..."

2. Folklore by Folklore Society (Great Britain), Joseph Jacobs, Alfred Trübner Nutt, Arthur Robinson Wright, William Crooke (1904)
"The priest was called in, and she confessed to being a ' pishogue,' and to having a ... A farmer in county Limerick married a ' pishogue ' a few years ago. ..."

3. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"A rich but miserly neighbour was identified by the pishogue (ie wise woman) of the neighbourhood ..."

4. Catholicity and Progress in Ireland by Michael O'Riordan, Horace Curzon Plunkett (1906)
"Would Sir Horace point out the difference between the pishogue-makers and the fashionable fortune-tellers who are called palmists ? I will tell him; ..."

5. The Irish Penny Journal (1841)
"Arrah, out with it, an' lotus hear what Peggy the pishogue has to say for herself—out ... to her skill in all supernatural matters, Peggy the pishogue—that ..."

6. Folklore by Folklore Society (Great Britain), Joseph Jacobs, Alfred Trübner Nutt, Arthur Robinson Wright, William Crooke (1904)
"The priest was called in, and she confessed to being a ' pishogue,' and to having a ... A farmer in county Limerick married a ' pishogue ' a few years ago. ..."

7. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"A rich but miserly neighbour was identified by the pishogue (ie wise woman) of the neighbourhood ..."

8. Catholicity and Progress in Ireland by Michael O'Riordan, Horace Curzon Plunkett (1906)
"Would Sir Horace point out the difference between the pishogue-makers and the fashionable fortune-tellers who are called palmists ? I will tell him; ..."

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