3. A league for a criminal purpose; conspiracy. [Obs.] "The conjuration of Catiline." Sir T. Elyot.
(Con"ju*ra`tor) n. [LL.] (O. Eng. Law) One who swears or is sworn with others; one bound
by oath with others; a compurgator. Burrill.
(Con*jure") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conjured (- jurd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Conjuring.] [F. conjurer, fr.
L. conjurare to swear together, to conspire; con- + jurare to swear. See Jury.] To call on or summon
by a sacred name or in solemn manner; to implore earnestly; to adjure.
I conjure you, let him know,
Whate'er was done against him, Cato did it.
(Con*jure"), v. i. To combine together by an oath; to conspire; to confederate. [A Latinism]
Drew after him the third part of Heaven's sons
Conjured against the Highest.
(Con"jure) v. t. To affect or effect by conjuration; to call forth or send away by magic arts; to
excite or alter, as if by magic or by the aid of supernatural powers.
The habitation which your prophet . . . conjured the devil into. To conjure up, or make visible, as a spirit, by magic arts; hence, to invent; as, to conjure up a story; to
conjure up alarms.
(Con"jure) v. i. To practice magical arts; to use the tricks of a conjurer; to juggle; to charm.
She conjures; away with her.
(Con*jure"ment) n. Serious injunction; solemn demand or entreaty. [Obs.] Milton.
(Con*jur"er) n. One who conjures; one who calls, entreats, or charges in a solemn manner.
1. One who practices magic arts; one who pretends to act by the aid super natural power; also, one who
performs feats of legerdemain or sleight of hand.
Dealing with witches and with conjurers.
From the account the loser brings,
The conjurer knows who stole the things.
2. One who conjectures shrewdly or judges wisely; a man of sagacity. [Obs.] Addison.
(Con*ju"ror) n. (Law) One bound by a common oath with others. [Obs.]
(Con"ju*ry) n. The practice of magic; enchantment. Motley.
(Conn) v. t. See Con, to direct a ship.
(Con*nas"cence Con*nas"cen*cy) , n. [L. con- + nascentia birth, fr. nascens, p. pr. of
nasci to be born.]
1. The common birth of two or more at the same tome; production of two or more together. Johnson.
2. That which is born or produced with another.
3. The act of growing together. [Obs.] Wiseman.