WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
war•lock /ˈwɑrˌlɑk/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Anthropologya male witch.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
war•lock  (wôrlok′), 
  1. Anthropologya man who practices the black arts;
    a male witch;
  2. Anthropologya fortuneteller or conjurer.
  • Middle English warloghe, -lach, Old English wǣrloga oathbreaker, devil, equivalent. to wǣr covenant + -loga betrayer (derivative of lēogan to lie) bef. 900

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

warlock /ˈwɔːˌlɒk/ n
  1. a man who practises black magic; sorcerer
  2. a fortune-teller, conjuror, or magician
Etymology: Old English wǣrloga oath breaker, from wǣr oath + -loga liar, from lēogan to lie1

Warlock /ˈwɔːˌlɒk/ n
  1. Peter, real name Philip Arnold Heseltine. 1894–1930, British composer and scholar of early English music. His works include song cycles, such as The Curlew (1920–22), and the Capriol Suite (1926) for strings

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