Definitions for "ATHAME"
Keywords:  knife, ritual, wiccan, dagger, witch
A cleansed and consecrated ceremonial knife or sword used in ritual work by Witches. Traditionally it is double bladed, with the edges dulled -- for it is used for cutting in the astral plane and not in the physical realm.
A ritual knife, traditionally with a black handle. Traditionally, this blade is never used for actual cutting. Some systems interchange the Sword and the Athame.
the dagger used in rituals by some Wiccans.
a device used by the Wicca pagan religion, not by Satanists