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Book of Shadows

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Book of Shadows (plural Books of Shadows)

  1. A personal (usually handmade) magical diary carried by a Wiccan.
    • 2003, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Wicca and Witchcraft →ISBN, page 99:
      Witches keep their magickal records in Books of Shadows, and you will need your own Book of Shadows, too. As you learn, you'll add to it frequently, and your book will grow and grow.
    • 2004, Patricia Telesco, The Teen Book of Shadows, →ISBN:
      I have discovered some of the most amazing pre-made Books of Shadows through a company called Brahm's Bookworks.
    • 2009, Scott Cunningham, Cunningham's Book of Shadows, →ISBN, page 13:
      Some Books of Shadows are passed from one Wiccan to another, usually upon initiation, but the vast majority of Books of Shadows today are composed by each individual Wiccan.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:Book of Shadows.