elder In Paganism and Wicca, one who has attained a high level of respect for his or her experience and skill. In Wicca, an elder does not necessarily have to be of the third, or highest, degree of rank; she or he may be a first- degree witch (see initiation; witches). Most elders, however, are third-degree Witches who have been in the Craft a long time. Elders are consulted in policy deci- sions and interpretations of Craft laws and traditions. See coven.
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