Meaning of witches' brew

witch'es' brew"

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  1. a potent magical concoction supposedly prepared by witches.
  2. a harmful or threatening mixture; diabolical concoction: a witches' brew of innuendo and rumor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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