Alberforth Dumbledore--Brother of Albus.
Albus Dumbledore--Greatest and current headmaster at the Hogwarts School.
Angelina Johnson--Black girl, member of Hogwart's Gryffinder House.
Animagi--Wizards who transform into animals. There have been 100 in this century. Only seven registered. Four
non-registered. The four are: Rita Skita, Sirius Black, James Potter and Peter Perrygrew.
Apparating--Disappear from one place and reappear almost instantaneously in
Arthur and Molly Weasley-- Psychological parents to Harry Potter. Arthur, father
works for Ministry of Magic. Son Ron is Harry's best fried. Bill and Charles
Weasley, oldest sons. Bill has ear ring and ponytail. Fred and George twin sons.
Invent joke products.
Aurors--Search out evil. British giants killed by aurors. Search for deatheaters.
Avada Kedavra--Illegal Black Arts curse. Killing green light with rushing sound. No
countercurse. One of three unforgivable curses.
Bartemius (Barty) Crouch--His family owned Winky. Head of Department of
International Magic Competition. Was a deatheater. Sentenced 19 year old son to
Azkaban. Popular belief son was innocent and Bartemous Couch's mother died
later. False. Mother took on son's body and died in Azkaban. Son left with father
disguised as the wife. Later, fake funeral for wife. Son kept at home, his deatheater
powers kept weakened. Eventually grew powerful and killed his father. Fired the
death mask image into the sky while disguised as father.
Basilisk--King of Serpents. Enormous fangs. Stare that kills whoever looks into its
Beauxbatons--Wizard school. Coat of arms. Two crossed golden wands each
emitting three stars. Madame Maxine from there. Arrive in huge carriage with
Bloody Baron--Slytherins' ghost.
Boggarts--Like enclosed spaces. Is a shape shifter. Takes shape of what it thinks
will frighten the most. Laughter repels Boggarts.
Bubotuber--Plant that makes puss for acne.
Cedric Diggory-- Champion representing Hogwart's at Triwizard Tournament.
Killed by Lord Voltemort after final championship task.
Champions--Represent school at Triwizard Tournament. Have three tasks that
require: 1)Daring; 2) Powers of Deduction; and 3) Ability to cope with danger.
Champions selected by Golden Goblet of Fire. Suppose to be only three at
Triwizard Tournament. Four selected by goblet:
Viktor Krum--Representing Durmstrang
Fleur Delacour--Representing Beauxbatons
Cedric Diggory--Representing Hogwart's
Harry Potter--Representing Hogwart's
Cleansweep 7--slow model broomstick.
Cobbing--In quidditch, a foul, excessive use of elbows.
Cornelius Fudge--Minister of Magic
Crookshanks--Hermione's (close friend of Harry Potter) ginger cat.
Cruciatus Curse--Illegal Black Arts curse. Causes intense pain. One of three
Sickles--silver coins. 17 sickles equal one galleon
Knutes--brass coins. 29 knutes equal one sickle
Death Eaters--Voldemort supporter.
Daily Prophet--Newspaper for magical people.
Dark Mark--Skull in sky. Used when someone is killed.
Dementors of Azkaban--Guards at the wizard jail. No one except Sirius Black
ever escaped Azkaban.
Dementer's Kiss--Suck out person's soul. Sucked soul out of crouch.
Diagon Alley--Supplies for Hogwart School purchased there. Also has many other
shops for wiizards and witches.
Dobby--A male house elf. Mismatched socks his favorite clothes. Freed when
given clothes by master--the Malfoys. Worked for Hogwarts in Harry's fourth year.
Paid a galleon a month and day off a month at Hogwarts. Rejected higher pay.
Draco Malfoy--A student in Slytherin House and Harry Potter's archenemy at Hogwart School. Leader of the threesome that includes Vincent Crabbe and Gregory Doyle. Pale skinned, white-blond hair.
Hungerian Horntail--Tail has bronze colored spikes.
Swedish Short Snout
Comman Welsh Green
Durmstrang--Another hidden wizard school. Emphasizes the Dark Arts.
uniforms. Red robes. Professor Karkaroff faculty representative at Triwizard
Dursley family--Harry's guardians. Treat him poorly. Mrs. Dursley is the sister of
Harry's mother. Uncle is Vernon, Aunt is Petunia, Dudley their son and Harry's
cousin. Dudley is obese and wicked towards Harry. 4 Privot Drive is their
Fat Lady--Picture at entrance to Gryffinder House. When told magic password,
hole opens as entrance to Gryffinder House.
Fawkes--Albus Dumbledore's phoenix.
Firebolt--Latest model of broomsticks. Replaced Nimbus 2000.
Fleur Delacour--Beauxbatons' Champion at Triwizard Tournament.
Floo Powder--Used to speed travel.
Four Point Spell--Makes wand point due north.
Friedwulfa--Hagrid's giant mother.
Frank Bryce--Gardener for the Riddles (father Tom a muggle, mother a witch and
son Tom later called Lord Voldemort). The Riddles allegedly all died of fright. Bryce
killed by Voldemort.
Giants--Typically vicious. Enjoy killing. Just about annihilated each other in a war
among themselves. Those remaining joined Lord Voldemort. More giants remain
in Britain than all other countries. Grow about 20 feet tall.
Gillyweed--Used to breathe underwater.
Goblins--Guardians of the Gringotts' vaults
Gobstones--Wizard game like marbles. Stones squirt liquid into players' faces if
Grimm--Giant dog and an omen of death.
Grindylow--Small horned water demon.
Rubeus Hagrid--groundskeeper at Hogwart School. Saved Harry's life when
Harry attacked as infant by Lord Voldemort. Was expelled in third year as Hogwart
student for crime he did not commit. Served as teacher of care of magical
creatures in Harry's third year with the short notice retirement of Professor
Kettlebarn. Hagrid is half-giant from his mother's side.
Marauder's Map--Showed while of Hogwarts, shortcuts and secret passageways.
Revealed people in the castle and who is moving around the corridors.
Persiev--Basin to store excess thoughts from one's mind.
Phoenix--Lives at Hogwart with Dumbledore. Provided a hair for magic wands of
Lord Voldemort and Harry Potter. Dumbledore describes phoenix as "amazing creatures," so more than one exists.
Harry Potter--Lightning bolt scar on forehead. Survived Lord Voldemort and only person to
survive Aveda Kedevra. Main character in the series. His parents killed by Lord
Voldemort. Member of Gryffinder House at Hogwarts. Lightning bolt scar on his forehead
sensitive to Lord Voldemort. Has visions of Voldemort's activities. Was champion
with Cedric Diggory in Triwizard Tournament. Co-won with Diggory when Diggory
refused to pick up championship goblet as lone victor.
Hedwig--Harry Potter's owl. Owls are used to transmit messages.
Hermione Granger--Harry Potter's best female friend. Both her parents are Muggles (non-wizards). The outstanding student in Harry's class.
Hippogriffs--Half horse, half bird.
Hogsmeade--only entirely non-Muggles' settlement (village) in Great Britain.
Four houses of Hogwarts School of Magic and Wizardry --Seven year
school. Have houses (similar to colleges) named after the four founders who were
the greatest wizards and witches:
Gryffindor (brave)--Named after Godric Gryffinder Scarlet is the
Ravenclaw (wise)--Named after Rowena Ravenclaw. Blue is the house
Slytherin (cunning end justifies the means)-- Named after Salazar Slytherin. This
house has produced evil wizards, including Lord Voldemort. Salazar Slytherin
believed the School of Hogwarts should be limited to students of all-magic families,
none with a Muggle parent. Salazar built hidden chamber at the School of
Hogwarts and home of Basilik. Snake is symbol of Slytherin House. Virtue
Hufflepuff--(just and loyal--true and unafraid of toil) Named after Helga Hufflepuff. Canary yellow is the house color.
Virtue hard worker.
House elfs--A class of slaves. Overwhelming work ethic. Feel guilt if paid or if not
berated. Freed if master gives them clothes.
Howler--Mail with a nasty voice message. Comes in a red envelope. If not opened in time, it explodes. Every howler has a yelling/screaming message.
Impediment Curse--Slows down and obstructs attacker.
Imperious Curse--Illegal curse against humans. Most heavily punished Black Art
curse. Caster has total control over person. One of the three unforgivable curses.
Intermarriage--Marriage of Muggles and Wizards (pureblood marriages are on
Jabbers--A scabbers named Peter Pettigrew.
Karkaroff--Was a death eater. Once jailed in Azkaban. Caught by Moody.
Released because he revealed names of other deatheaters. Professor Karkaroff
the Durmstrang faculty representative at Triwizard Tournament. Fled when death
mark cast in sky at the Quidditch tournament. Mark of Lord Voldemort on his arm.
Fled when it darkened.
Knight Bus--Emergency transport for stranded witch or warlock.
Leprechaun Gold--Disappears after a few hours.
Leprechauns--Irish national quidditch team mascot.
Little Hangleton--Town with the Riddles' house.
Lord Voldemort (also known as Tom Marvolo Riddle) Greatest Dark Sorcerer of
all time. Lord Voldemort's name is not used. (He is referred to as "You-know-who"
and "He-who-must-not-be named") Lost powers and almost life when attacked
Harry Potter and Harry's parents. Barely survived, Goal is to conquer death.
Lucius Malfoy--A deatheater. Father of Draco Malfoy.
Ludo Bagman--Head of Department of Magical Games and Sports.
Madam Pomfrey--Hogwart's nurse.
Madame Maxime-- Half giant. Headmistress of Beaubatons School.
Madam Pinse--Hogwart librarian.
Mad-Eye (Alastor) Moody--Retired great wizard. A Dark Arts wizard catcher.
Taught Dark Arts at Hogwarts during Harry Potter's fourth year. One blue eye
normal in appearance. Other securely fixed hangs out. Capable of seeing behind him, and
through wood and invisibility cloak. Heavily scarred. Has wooden claw foot.
Moaning Myrtle--Ghost of girls' bathroom at Hogwart School. She died when
looking into the eyes of Basilik.
Mudblood--Scornful name for those Muggle born--not wizard or witch-not a
Neville Longbottom--His parenjts were aurors. Raised four years by grandmother. His father and
mother tortured and are now insane.
N.E.W.T.--Nastily Exhausting Wizarding Test. Highest qualification that Hogwarts
Nearly Headless Nick--Gryffinders' ghost.
Nimbus 2000--Late model broomstick. Draco Malfoy, archrival of Harry Potter,
Omniocular--Binoculars that can replay action, slow it down, provide play by play
O.W.L.--Ordinary Wizarding Levels--Proficiency demonstrated by passing test.
Parselmouth--The ability to talk to snakes. Rare. Salazar Slytherin had this ability,
so does Harry Potter.
Portkey--Objects to transport wizards from one place to another at a prearranged
time. Transported by touching the object.
Patronus--Anti-dementor. Projects hope, happiness and desire.Is a result of the "Expecto patronum spell!" spell. Each wizard/witch patronus is unique.Forces dementors away.
Peter Pettigrew--Nicknamed "Wormtail" by his friends, except Evil friend of Lord Voldemort.Non-registered animagi.
Penseive--Basin to store excess thiughts from one's mind.
Pig--Ron Weasley's owl. Pigwidgean full name.
Pocket Sneakoscope--Lights up and spins around if someone untrustworthy
Polyjuice Potion--Potion used to transform a person into another's bodily form.
Potter, James and Lily-- Harry's parents. Killed by Lord Voldemort. James was
one of four known unregistered animagi (Rita Skita, James Potter, Sirius Black, and Peter Pettigrew.) Nicknamed Prongs.
Professor Remus J. Lupin--Werewolf. Lasted but one term. Taught Defense
Against the Dark Arts.
Professor Bins--ghost teacher in History of Magic
Professor Flitwick--charms teacher.
Professor Gilderoy Lockhart--author of numerous books, including Defense
Against the Dark Arts . Only taught one year at Hogwart. Was a sham whose
"knowledge" was plagiarized from those who accomplished magical feats.
Professor Grubby-Plank--Temporary care of magical creatures teacher.
Professor Kettelbarn--Care of magical creatures teacher. Retired. Hagar hired
to teach the course.
Professor McGonagall--She is the head of Gryffinder House. Teaches
Professor Severus Snape--Faculty member responsible for Slytherin House.
Intense dislike for Harry Potter, but an honorable person. Teaches potions. Was once a death eater. Harry's
least favorite teacher. Would like to teach Defense Against the Dark Arts.
Professor Sibyll Trelawney--Teacher divination.
Professor Sinistra--teaches astronomy.
Professor Sprout--Herbology teacher
Quidditch--loosely like soccer with four balls and three hoops
Quaffle--red ball used in Quidditch. Ball through hoop equal 10 points
Bludges--two black balls that strike players and are to be avoided
Golden Snitch--one golden ball. When it is caught the game is over.
Longest recorded Quidditch--three months
Reductor Curse--Blasts solid objects out of the way.
Rita Skeeter--Daily Prophet muckraking reporter. Unregistered animagus.
Ron Weasley--Harry Potter's best male friend.
Scabbers--Ron's (Harry Potter's best friend) rat. 12 years old. Missing toe. Was
animagi Peter Pettigrew in hiding. When discovered in third book of series,
escaped. Was traitor to the Potters. Responsible for their deaths. Was believed
killed when only his finger was found. Blame was placed on Sirius Black.
School of Hogwarts--1000 years old.
Shield Charm--Temporary wall to deflect minor curses.
Silver Arrow--one of the early model broomsticks.
Sirius Black--allegedly killed 12 muggles and one wizard. Put in Azkabon by
Crouch without a trial. Some believe a vampire. Was Harry Potter's dad's best
friend and Harry's godfather. Some believe a minion of Lord Voldemort. One of
three unregistered animagi. Nicknamed Padfoot. As dog escaped Azkaban. At
Hogwart revealed truth to Harry and Ron and Hermione. Almost recaptured and
given Dementer kiss. Escaped and in hiding. Keeps in regular contact with Harry.
Sorting hat--placed on incoming students and determines the Hogwart School to
which the student will be assigned.
Splinched--Witch or wizard. Leaves part of self behind when apparating.
Squib--Person born in wizardry family, but not having magical powers.
Tom Riddle--Lord Voldemort's father and namesake. Killed by his son, Lord
Voldemort. Lord Voldemort's mother a witch. His father a muggle. Voldemort was
raised in a muggle orphanage.
Ton-Tongue Toffees--Enlarge eater's tongue.
Time Turner--Turns time back the future.
Triwizard Tournament--Established 700 years ago. Competition by three largest
European School of Wizardry--Hogwarts, Beauxbatons and Durmstrang.
Champion at each school competes in three magical tasks. One first task involves nesting
dragon mothers and securing golden egg from their nest. Tournament was held
every five years. Discontinued because of high death toll. Contenders selected on
Halloween. Under the most recent rules, must be age 17 to compete because Dumbledore believed students younger than age 17 did not know enough to compete safely. Name comes out of golden goblet of fire.
Those age 17 and older can enter names.
Avada Kedevra--Illegal Black Arts curse. Killing green light with rushing sound.
Cruciatus Curse--Illegal Black Arts curse. Causes intense pain.
Imperious Curse--Illegal curse against humans. Most heavily punished Black
Art curse. Caster has total control over person.
Unicorns--Born gold. Turn silver at age 2. Grow horns at age 4. At age
7 full grown
Veela--Bulgarian national quidditch team mascots. Appear to be beautiful women,, but not human. Actually have ugly bird heads.
Viktor Krum--Famous Quidditch player and champion of Durmstrang.
Whomping Willow--Vicious tree planted to protect werewolf Remus Lupin when he was
a student at Hogwarts, before Wolfsbane potion. It guarded a passageway that led to the Shreiking Shack, which is where
Remus would stay during the full moon.
Winky--Female house elf. Once owned by Barty Crouch. Freed because she
had Harry Potter's wand. Stays at Hogwarts. Refuses to be paid.
Weasley Family--Father works for Ministry of Magic. Son Ron is Harry's best
fried. Bill and Charles Weasley, oldest sons. Bill has ear ring and ponytail. Fred
and George twin sons. Invent joke products.
Weird Sisters--Famous singing group.
Wolfsbane potion--Keeps werewolf harmless when a full moon.
Wormtail--Servant to Lord Voldemort. Committed murder for Lord Voldemort.
WWN--Wizarding Wireless Network.
Yule Ball--Held from 8 p.m. to midnight Christmas. First dance of the ball
opened by the champions of the various schools.
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