1. In modern Paganism, a term used by and for solitary Witches whose practices incorporate large amounts of natural magic, herb lore, and similar subjects, and who generally do not claim a connection with any particular tradition.
2. Raymond Buckland, in The Witch Book, adds that a Hedge Witch doesn’t necessarily become involved with the religious aspect of Witchcraft, and doesn’t use complicated rituals.
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