[Sca-cooks] candle spices
t.d.decker at att.net
Sun Jul 11 05:54:50 PDT 2010
> But I'm not sure what a "grimoire" is.
It's a book of spells or a textbook of magic. The usage is 18th Century and
the word is French. This probably reflects the revived interest in magic
and alchemy that occurred in France prior to the French Revolution. English
usage doesn't really start until the 19th Century. The word likely derives
from grammaire (OF) which refers to any book written in Latin.
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