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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 weird /ˈwɪrd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weird n.
 1. Fate; destiny; one of the Fates, or Norns; also, a prediction.  [Obs. or Scot.]
 2. A spell or charm.  [Obs. or Scot.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weird, a.
 1. Of or pertaining to fate; concerned with destiny.
 2. Of or pertaining to witchcraft; caused by, or suggesting, magical influence; supernatural; unearthly; wild; as, a weird appearance, look, sound, etc.
    Myself too had weird seizures.   --Tennyson.
    Those sweet, low tones, that seemed like a weird incantation.   --Longfellow.
 Weird sisters, the Fates. [Scot.]
 Note:Shakespeare uses the term for the three witches in Macbeth.
 The weird sisters, hand in hand,
 Posters of the sea and land.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Weird, v. t. To foretell the fate of; to predict; to destine to.  [Scot.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: suggesting the operation of supernatural influences; "an
             eldritch screech"; "the three weird sisters";
             "stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous
             creatures"- John Galsworthy; "an unearthly light"; "he
             could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew
             piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley [syn: eldritch, uncanny,
      2: strikingly odd or unusual; "some trick of the moonlight;
         some weird effect of shadow"- Bram Stoker
      n : Fate personified; one of the three Weird Sisters [syn: Wyrd]