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Definition of "exorciser" [ex•or•ci•ser]

  • One who performs an exorcism. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "exorciser" in a sentence
  • "When the symptoms were very complicated, the patient was supposed to be possessed with many demons — a demon of madness, one of luxury, one of avarice, one of obstinacy, one of short-sightedness, one of deafness; and the exorciser could not easily miss finding a demon of foolery created, with another of knavery."
  • "In Mesopotamia, where the reading of omens was developed into an art, the symptoms of the disease were understood as omens too, just as a potsherd found by the exorciser on his way to the sick man could be of ominous portent."
  • "A spell, certainly, was over everyone, and then the exorciser became human, and jested deliciously till the early morning, when, as I went home through the still garrulous and peopled streets, I saw the last flutter of flags and streamers between night and dawn."