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Fat, Sorcerer's


Sorcerer's fat was a term used during the Middle Ages falsely accusing black magicians and sorcerers of using human fat in working their spells and rituals, derived from perhaps the popular superstitious belief that human sacrifice was involved in black magic. A.G.H


Source:

Drury, Nevil. The Watkins Dictionary of Magic. London. Watkins Publishing. 2005. p. 99