From Middle French sorcerie, ultimately derived from Latinsors (“fate"), from Proto-Indo-European*seh₁- (“to sort, lineup")
Middle English sorceriefrom Old French fromsorciersorcerersorcerer
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Sorcery Sentence Examples
He was charged with cruelty, even with sorcery and murder.
In Pliny their activity is limited to the practice of medicine and sorcery.
But this bull contains no sort of dogmatic decision on the nature of sorcery.
Colchis was celebrated in Greek mythology as the destination of the Argonauts, the home of Medea and the special domain of sorcery.
The third commandment might be rendered, "Thou shalt not utter the name of the Lord thy God vainly," but it is possible that the meaning is that Yahweh's name is not to be used for purposes of sorcery.