• Thing One of the most famous wizarding books, a standard reference published in 1947 by Little Red Books. Read More
• Thing A book written by American vampire Amarillo Lestoat. So boring that the reader will fall into a stupor, rendering them easier prey for the vampire (FW). Read More
• Thing Post-Christmas holidays password, after the Fat Lady and her friend Violet drank all the wine in a picture of a group of drunk monks in the Charms corridor (HBP17)… Read More
• Thing A wand wood known for creating “tricky wands,” described by Ollivander in his essays on wandlore (Pm). Read More
• Thing A division of the Department of Magical Accidents and Catastrophes at the Ministry of Magic, this team is the first on the scene when a magical accident or catastrophe occurs… Read More
• Thing Someone who temporarily assumes the role of Headmaster or Headmistress in the absence of the actual Head. Read More
• Thing The members of the Order of the Phoenix who were responsible for escorting Harry safely to Number 12 Grimmauld Place. Read More
• Thing Mundane plant in the lily family used for decorative plantings. Read More
• Thing An Irish broom game involving a goat’s bladder called the “Dom“, barrels and fire (QA2). Read More
• Thing A cupboard for airing linen and clothing (NSOED). Similar to U.S. “linen closet.”… Read More
• Thing (Hélas, Je me suis Transfiguré mes Pieds) A play written in the early 1400s featuring characters named “Grenouille” and “Crapaud” (“Frog” and “Toad,” a nod to the characters in the books by Arnold Lobel). The script includes a reference to playing Quidditch (QA8, BoS2). Read More
• Thing Alchemy is the ancient study of transforming base metals into gold and eventually creating a Philospher’s Stone which would give the owner eternal life. Because metals must be melted and mixed before they are transformed into gold, alchemy is a cross between Potions and Transfiguration. The most famous alchemist in… Read More