BEWITCH', verb transitive [be and witch.] To fascinate; to gain an ascendancy over by charms or incantation; an operation which was formerly supposed to injure the person bewitched, so that he lost his flesh, or behaved in a strange unaccountable manner; ignorant people being inclined to ascribe to evil spirits what they could not account for.
Look, how I am bewitched; behold, mine arm
Is like a blasted sapling withered up.
1. To charm; to fascinate; to please to such a degree as to take away the power of resistance.
The charms of poetry our souls bewitch
2. To deceive and mislead by juggling tricks or imposter. Acts 8:9.