Abbott, Hannah - A Hufflepuff student, in the same year as Harry.
Abercrombie, Euan - Gyrffindor student who arrives at Hogwarts in Order of the Phoenix.
Abraxan - A magical creature.
Accio - Summoning spell.
Achievements in Charming - A magical book.
Acid Pops - Wizarding sweets that burn holes in your tongue. Available at Honeydukes in Hogsmeade.
Ackerly, Stewart - A Ravenclaw student.
Aconite - Plant used in potions. Also known as Monkshood or Wolfsbane. Acromantula: A magical creature.
Aethonan - A magical creature.
Agrippa - A featured chocolate frog card character.
Alberic - A featured chocolate frog card character.
Alchemy - Medieval science that was founded on the search to turn any metal into gold.
Alohomora - Spell to unlock doors.
Animagi - Wizards who can turn themselves into animals at will. The singular form is animagus.
An Anthology of Eighteenth-Century Charms - A magical book.
Ancient Runes - Class studied at Hogwarts
Ancient Runes Made Easy - A magical book.
Anti-cheating spell - Stops stundents cheating on exams.
Aparecium - Spell to make invisible ink visible.
Apothecary - They sell all kinds of weird ingredients for mixing and making potions. Found in Diagon Alley.
Apparate - To transport oneself instantly to any destination. Apparating is difficult and must not be done without a license from the Department of Magical Transportation. There is a danger of splinching.
Appleby Arrows - A league quidditch team.
Appraisal of Magical Education in Europe - A magical book.
Aragog - Leader of the giant spiders in the Forbidden Forest. Raised by Hagrid.
Arthimancy - Class studied at Hogwarts
Ashwinder - A magical creature.
Astronomy - Study of the stars and planets.
Augurey - A magical creature.
Aunt Marge - Dudley Dursley's dreadful aunt, sister to Vernon Dursley and no friend of Harry's.
Auror - Professional Dark-wizard-catcher (Harry's only career he's considered after Hogwarts).
Avada Kedavra - Killing curse. One of the unforgivable curses.
Avery - Death eater.
Avis - Spell to produce birds.
Azkaban - Prison fortress where wizarding criminals are sent. Guarded day and night by the terrifying Dementors, who drain peace, hope and happiness out of any human who comes too close to them.
Baddock, Malcolm - A Slytherin student.
Bagman, Ludo - Accused of being a death eater and commentated at the Quidditch World Cup. Used to play for the Wimbourne wasps.
Bagman, Otto - Brother of Ludo.
Bagshot, Bathilda - Author of "A History of Magic".
Balderdash - Gryfindor common room password (book 4).
Ballycastle Bats - A league quidditch team.
Banana fritters - Gryfindor common room password (book 4).
Bane - A centaur. Harry meets him in the Forbidden Forest.
Basilisk - Serpent that lurks in the Chamber of Secrets
Beater - Quidditch position. Two beaters hit a bludger towards opposing players.
Beauxbaton Academy - French wizard school. Took place in the Tri-Wizard Tournament.
Beetle Eyes - Potion ingredient
Bell, Katie - One of the chasers for Gryffindor.
Bertie Botts' Every Flavour Beans - Wizarding jellybeans. Come in every flavour, including spinach, liver, tripe, sprout, curry, grass and even bogey and vomit flavours.
Bezoar - Potion ingredient.
Bicorns - A magical creature.
Billywig - A magical creature.
Binns, Professor - The History of Magic teacher. He is a ghost.
Black Forest - Place in Germany where Professor Quirrel was rumoured to have encountered vampires. Black, Sirius: Harry's godfather who was wrongly accused of killing Peter Pettigrew and twelve other muggles. He spent thirteen years in Azkaban. Killed by Bellatrix Lestrange.
Blast-Ended Skrewts - Cross between a manticore and a fire crab. They have no recognisable head or eyes, but they explode intermittently at one end. Males have a sting like a scorpion and females have suckers on their bellies. Adult Skrewts have thick grey armour and may grow to be ten feet long.
Bletchley - The keeper for the Slytherin quidditch team.
Bloody Baron - The Slytherin ghost.
Blood-flavoured Lollipops - Lollipops for vampires.
Bludger - Black balls that try to knock players off their brooms in Quidditch.
Boarhound - A magical creature.
Boggart - Shape-shifter that takes on the likeness of your worst fear.
Bones - A wizard family that Voldemort killed.
Bones, Susan - A Hufflepuff in Harry's year who's parents were killed by Voldemort.
Bonzo - Rita Skeeter's photographer.
Boomslangs - A magical creature.
Bole - Slytherin beater.
Boot, Terry - A Ravenclaw in Harry's year.
Borgin and Burkes - Dark Arts shop in Knockturn Alley.
Bott, Bertie - The man that invented "Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans".
Bouncing Bulb - Plant used in Herbology.
Bowtruckle - A magical creature.
Bozo - Photographer for the Daily Prophet.
Branstone, Eleanor - A Hufflepuff student.
Bryce, Frank - The Riddle's gardener who was murdered by Lord Voldemort.
Brocklehurst, Mandy - A Ravenclaw in Harry's year.
Broomstick Servicing Kit - Thirteenth birthday present for Harry from Hermione Granger. A black leather case containing a jar of Fleetwood's High-Finish Handle Polish, Tail-Twig Clippers, brass compass and a Handbook of Do-it-Yourself Broomcare.
Brown, Lavender - Hogwarts pupil in the same year as Harry. She is in Gryffindor house and her best friend is Parvati Patil.
Bryce, Frank - Muggle killed by Voldemort. Frank worked as a gardener at Riddle House in the village of Little Hangleton.
Bubble-Head Charm - Magic that enables you to breathe underwater.
Bubotuber - Plant that resembles a black slug with swellings that contain a yellowish green liquid. Bubotuber pus is used to cure acne, but undiluted it causes sores and boils.
Buckbeak - The hippogriff who was to be beheaded for being "savage." Saved when Hermione and Harry went back in time.
Bulstrode, Millicent - A Slytherin in Harry's year. Hermione turned into her cat, when drinking the polyjuice potion in their 2nd Year.
Bundimun - A magical creature.
The Burrow - The Weasley home.
Butterbeer - Frothy, buttery drink served in Hogsmeade.
Cadogan, Sir - Knight from a portrait in the North Tower. Temporary guardian of Gryffindor Tower while the Fat Lady was being repaired.
Caerphilly Catapults - A league quidditch team.
Canary Creams - Trick custard-cream biscuits that turn the eater briefly into a canary. Invented by Fred and George Weasley.
Care of Magical Creatures - Class taken at Hogwarts teaching students how to look after magical creatures.
Caput Draconis - Gryfindor common room password (book 1).
The Cauldron Shop - Located in Diagon Alley, this store has all your cauldron needs.
Cauldwell, Owen - A Hufflepuff student.
Centaurs - Half man / half horsed creatures. Live in the forbidden forest.
Chang, Cho - Ravneclaw seeker, one year older than Harry. Harry dated her in Book 5.
Charms - Another class studied at Hogwarts.
Charm - Spell that adds properties to an objector person.
A Charm to Cure Reluctant Reversers - A magical book.
Charm Your Own Cheese - A magical book.
Chaser - A position in quidditch. A chaser must shoot the quaffle into its teams hoops to score 10 points.
Chamber of Secrets - Concealed room created by Salazar Slytherin wherein he sealed an unknown horror that could only be freed by his true heir to purge the school of those unworthy to study magic.
Chamber of Secrets, The - The 2nd Harry Potter Book.
Cheering Charm - Found in the ' Top Charms ' list.
Chimaera - A magical creature.
Chizpurfle - A magical creature.
Chocoballs - Wizarding sweets full of strawberry mousse and clotted cream.
Chocolate Frogs - A magical chocolate frog with a famous wizard card inside.
Chudley Cannons - Ron Weasley's favourite professional Quidditch team. They wear bright orange and black robes and are in ninth in the League at the start of Harry's second year.
Circe - Name of a witch depicted on a wizard trading card.
Clabbert - A magical creature.
Cleansweep 1 - A quidditch broom; slower than Cleansweep 2.
Cleansweep 2 - A quidditch broom; slower than Cleansweep 3.
Cleansweep 3 - A quidditch broom; slower than Cleansweep 4.
Cleansweep 4 - A quidditch broom; slower than Cleansweep 5.
Cleansweep 5 - A quidditch broom; slower than Cleansweep 6.
Cleansweep 6 - A quidditch broom; slower than Cleansweep 7.
Cleansweep 7 - A quidditch broom; used by Fred and George Weasley
Clearwater, Penelope - Percy Weasley's girlfriend.
Cliodna - Name of a witch depicted on a wizard trading card.
Cockroach Cluster - Wizarding sweets made from cockroaches; Dumbledore's Office password (book 4).
Comet 140 - A quidditch broom.
Comet 180 - A quidditch broom.
Comet 260 - A quidditch broom; used by Cho Chang, Ravenclaw Seeker.
Committee for the Disposal of Dangerous Creatures - A committee for the Ministry of Magic.
Committee on Experimental Charms - A committee for the Ministry of Magic.
Common Magical Ailments and Afflictions - A magical book.
Common room - Common room
Common Welsh Green - Type of dragon found in Britain.
A Compendium of Common Curses and their Counter-Actions - A magical book.
Confundus Charm - Found in the ' Top Charms ' list.
Conjunctivitus Charm - Found in the ' Top Charms ' list.
Corner, Michael - Ravenclaw student. He dated Ginny Weasley years 3-4. He is also a member of Dumbledore's Army.
Cornish Pixies - Cornish Pixies
Crabbe, Vincent - One of Draco Malfoy's stupid henchmen. Thickset and looks very mean. Has a pudding-basin haircut and a very thick neck. He is in Slytherin House.
Creevey, Colin - Admirer of Harry who follows him constantly and is always taking his picture. A year below Harry in Gryffindor house; a student who was petrified when the Chamber of Secrets was opened.
Creevey, Dennis - Hogwarts pupil, younger brother of Colin Creevey. Dennis is three years below Harry in Gryffindor house.
Cribbages Wizarding Crackers - Crackers are party favors used in the United Kingdom at Christmastime. Small cardboard tubes are filled with candy and trinkets, then wrapped in brightly colored paper twisted at each end. When two people pull on opposite ends of the paper, the tube bursts open with a crack and the treats inside fall out.
Crockford, Doris - A woman at the Leaky Cauldron.
Crookshanks - Hermione Granger's pet cat. Ginger with thick and fluffy fur, it is a little bow-legged with a slightly crumpled face; also helped Sirius get into Hogwarts.
Crouch, Bartemius - Head of the Department of International Magical Co-operation at the Ministry of Magic. He looks like a bank manager, with a toothbrush moustache, and is a great believer in rules.
Crouch, Bartemius Jr. - Tortured Mr. and Mrs. Longbottom and escaped from Azkaban. He impersonated Alastor Moody throughout Harry's 4th year at Hogwarts. Received the dementor's kiss, under the order of Cornelius Fudge.
Cruciatus Curse - Inflicts torture with the command Crucio. One of the three Unforgivable Curses.
Crup - A magical creature.
Crystal Phials - On the Hogwarts equipment list
Curse of the Bogies - An unknown curse
Curses and Counter-curses - A magical book.
Daily Prophet, the - The national wizarding newspaper.
Dancing charm - Causes the person to dance
Dark Mark, the - Sign of the Death Eaters: a skull with a serpent in its mouth.
The Dark Arts Outsmarted - A magical book.
The Dark Forces - A Guide to Self-Protection: A magical book.
Davies, Roger - Captain of the Ravenclaw Quidditch team.
Deathday Party - Celebration held by the ghosts at Hogwarts to commemorate the day they died; Harry, Ron, and Hermione attend Nearly Headless Nick's Deathday party in Harry Potter and the Chamber Of Secrets.
Death Eaters The - Followers of Voldemort. They were summoned by the Dark Mark.
Death Omens - What to Do When You Know the Worst Is Coming: A magical book.
Defense Against the Dark Arts - Studies the dark arts and ways of defending yourself.
Defensive Magical Theory - A magical book.
Deflating Draft - Potion that counteracts a swelling solution. Causes swelled body parts to return to normal size.
Delacour, Fleur - Pupil at Beauxbatons. Beautiful, with long, silvery blonde hair; her grandmother was a Veela. Was the Beauxbatons' school champion.
Delacour, Gabrielle - Fleur's little sister whom. Harry rescued from the depth's of the lake during task 2 of the Tri-Wizard Tournament.
Delaney Podmore, Patrick - The leader of the headless hunt.
Deletrius - Disintegrating spell.
Dementor - Creature who feeds on the happy emotions of humans. Dementors are employed as guards at Azkaban. The kiss of a Dementor will suck out a human's soul, leaving an emotionless shell.
Demiguise - A magical creature.
Dennis - In Dudley's 'bully' gang.
Densaugeo - Spell that causes teeth to grow rapidly.
Department of International Magical Cooperation - Department at the Ministry of Magic.
Department of Mysteries - Department at the Ministry of Magic.
Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures - Department at the Ministry of Magic.
Department of Magical Games and Sports - Department at the Ministry of Magic.
Department of Transportation - Department at the Ministry of Magic.
Dervish and Banges - Purchase wizarding equipment, or get your items fixed. Located in Diagon Alley.
Diagon Alley - Creature who feeds on the happy emotions of humans. Dementors are employed as guards at Azkaban. The kiss of a Dementor will suck out a human's soul, leaving an emotionless shell.
Diffindo - Spell that makes something split apart.
Diggory, Amos - Head of the Department of Magical Transportation in the ministry. He is also father of Cedric Diggory
Diggory, Cedric - One of the Hogwart's school champions who was killed by Lord Voldemort. He was captain and seeker of the Hufflepuff quidditch team.
Diggle, Dedalus - McGonagall suspects that he set off shooting stars the day Voldemort fell. He also meets Harry at the Leaky Cauldron.
Diricawl - A magical creature.
Disapparate - Spell that allows caster to disappear at will.
Dissendium - Spell that opens entrance to secret passage to Hogsmeade.
Divinitation - Magical art of telling the future using tea-leaves, crystal balls and so forth. Professor Trelawny is Divination teacher at Hogwarts.
Dobbs, Emma - A Hogwarts student.
Dobby - Name of a House-Elf who idolises Harry but gets him into lots of trouble.
Dodge, Elphias -Order of the Pheonix member, part of the advance guard to rescue Harry.
Doxy - A magical creature.
Dr. Filibuster's Fabulous No-Heat Wet-Start Fireworks - Wizarding fireworks and one of Fred and George Weasley's
Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandus - The Hogwarts motto. It means "Never tickle a sleeping dragon."
Dragon - Mythical reptilian creature who can fly and breathe fire. Hagrid is particularly fond of dragons and has a Norwegian Ridgeback called Norbert for a while.
Dragon Blood - Potion ingredient.
Dragon Liver - Potion ingredient.
Dragon Horn - Potion ingredient.
Dragon Dung - Potion ingredient.
A Dragon Keeper's Guide - A magical book.
Dragon Breeding for Pleasure and Profit - A magical book.
Dragon Species of Great Britain and Ireland - A magical book.
Dreadful Denizens of the Deep - A magical book.
The Dream Oracle - A magical book.
Drooble's Best Blowing Gum - Wizarding sweet. Fills the room with blue bubbles that last for about half an hour.
Drought Charm - Unknown
Draught of Living Death, the - Powerful sleeping draught.
Dueling Club - Club started by Professor Lockhart to teach students how to duel with spells.
Dugbog - A magical creature.
Dumbledore, Aberforth - Brother of Albus Dumbedore.
Dumbledore, Albus - Headmaster of Hogwarts. Dumbledore is widely regarded as the finest wizard of his generation and was the only person that Voldemort was frightened of. He is tall, thin and very old and has very long, silver hair and beard. He has blue eyes and wears half-moon spectacles and a long, purple cloak that sweeps to the ground. Dumbledore was an old English word for bumblebee.
Dungbomb - Stinkbomb.
Dursley, Dudley - Harry's horrible non-magic cousin.Dudley is fat, blond and rather stupid, but that doesn't stop him trying to bully Harry whenever he can.
Dursley, Marge - Sister of Vernon Dursley, she hates Harry when he made her hover in Book 3.
Dursley, Petunia - Harry's mean, busy body Aunt.
Dursley, Vernon - Harry's mean uncle. He is the president of a drill company named Grunning's.
Durmstrang Institute - School of witchcraft and wizardry somewhere in the far north of Europe. It is smaller than Hogwarts but has more extensive grounds. Headmaster is a former Death Eater.
Edgecomb, Marietta - Ravenclaw student, Cho Chang's friend, and member of Dumbledore's Army who told on the group to Umbridge.
Eeylops Owl Emporium - Owl shop in Diagon Alley where Harry bought Hedwig.
Elixir of Life, the - Potion produced by the Philosopher's Stone that will make the drinker immortal.
Emeric the Evil - He was mixed up with Uric the Oddball in History of Magic.
Enchatment in Baking - A magical book.
Encyclopedia of Toadstools - A magical book.
Enervate - A reviving spell.
Engorgement Charm - Unknown.
Engorgio - A swelling charm.
Errol - Name of the Weasley family owl.
Expecto Patronum - Guards spell-caster from Dementors.
Expelliarmus - Disarming spell.
Exploding Bonbons - Wizarding sweets available from Honeydukes in Hogsmeade.
Exploding Snap - Exploding Snap
Fairy - A magical creature.
Fairy Lights - Gryffindor common room password (book 4).
Falmouth Falcons - Quidditch league team.
Fang - Name of Hagrid's boarhound.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - A magical book.
Fat Friar - The Hufflepuff house ghost.
Fat Lady, the - The subject of the portrait guarding the entrance to Gryffindor Tower.
Fawkes - Dumbledore's phoenix who saved Harry's life in the Chamber of Secretsby bringing the sword.
Ferula - Spell to conjure a sling for a broken limb.
Fidelius Charm - A charm that conceals a secret within a person (Secret-Keeper) so that no one will know about it unless the Secret-Keeper chooses to divulge it.
Figg, Mrs - The Dursley's neighbor. She is a squib and looks after cats.
Filch, Argus - Caretaker at Hogwarts and failed wizard. Filch hates students and especially does not like Harry or his friends. Filch has a cat called Mrs Norris; also a Squib (born of magic parents, but possess no magic himself).
Finch-Fletchley, Justin - Hogwarts pupil in the same year as Harry. Justin is in Hufflepuff house.
Finite Incantateum - Stops charms.
Finnigan, Seamus - Hogwarts pupil in the same year as Harry. Seamus is in Gryffindor house. His best friend is Dean Thomas.
Firebolt - Fastest, most technologically advanced broomstick. Can accelerate from 0-150 miles per hour in ten seconds.
Fire Crab - A magical creature.
Firenze - A centaur in the Forbidden Forest. He saved Harry in book 1.
Fizzing Whizbees - Wizarding sweets. Sherbet balls that make you levitate several feet in the air when you eat them.
Flame Freezing Charm - A simple charm that freezes flames.
Flamel, Nicholas - Albus Dumbledore's partner and the holder of the only known Philosopher's Stone in existence.
Flamora - A charm that causes fire.
Freezing Charm - A simple charm that freezes objects.
Fletchley, Finch Justin - Huffelpuff in Harry's year was petrified in Book 2.
Fletcher, Mundungus - He tried to put a hex on Arthur Weasley when he had his back turns. Always letting down the Order.
Flibbertigbbet - Gryffindor common room password (book 3).
Flint, Marcus - Slytherin quidditch captain. He plays chaser
Flitwick, Professor - Charms teacher at Hogwarts. Tiny little wizard who has to stand on piles of books to see over his desk.
Flobberworm - Species of worm that Harry and his friends have to keep alive to pass the Care of Magical Creatures course.
Floo powder - Glittering powder used for traveling by magical people. Throw it into the fireplace, say the name of your destination and step into the flames.
Florean Fortescue's Ice-cream Parlor - Diagon Alley ice cream parlor.
Flourish and Blotts - Diagon Alley book store.
Flutterby Bush - Plant used in Herbology.
Fluxweed Knotgrass - Potion ingredient.
Flying with the Cannons - A magical book.
Foe-Glass - Magic mirror in which you can see your enemies.
Forbidden Forest, the - The dark woods surrounding the Hogwarts grounds. Students are not allowed to go there unless accompanied by a teacher.
Ford Anglia - Make of Mr Weasley's bewitched car.
Fortuna Major - Gryffindor common room password (book 3).
Four-Point Spell - Say Point me to make your wand function as a compass.
Fowl or Foul? A Study of Hippogriff Brutality - A magical book.
Frogs - Creatures, also a type of sweet ' Chocolate Frog '.
From Egg to Inferno - A magical book.
Frozen Ashwinder eggs - Potion ingredient.
Fudge Flies - Wizarding sweets.
Fudge,Cornelius - Minister of Magic
Fudwulfa - Mother of resident giant, Hagrid.
Furnunculus - A charm that causes boils.
Gadding with Ghouls - A magical book.
Galleon Gold - Wizarding money. Exchange rate: roughly 5.12 pounds to a Gelleon.
Gambol and Japes - Wizarding joke shop on Diagon Alley.
Ghoul - Ghostly creature that lives in the attic and bangs on pipes. The Weasleys have one living in their attic.
Giant - Huge humanoid. Giants can grow to a height of 20 feet. They have a history of violence and warring among themselves. Many giants allied themselves with Voldemort and massacred Muggles. Others withdrew to remote mountain ranges. Their numbers are in decline and in Britain they are believed to be extinct.
Gilderoy Lockhart's Guide to Household Pests - A magical book.
Gillyweed - A potion ingredient. Helps you hold your breath under water.
Ginger Roots - A potion ingredient.
Glumbumble - A magical creature.
Gnomes - Very small creatures with leathery skin and large, bald heads like knobbly potatoes. They have horny feet and razor-sharp teeth. They live in holes in gardens and aren't very bright. To de-gnome a garden, grab the gnome by the ankles, swing it round your head and throw!
Goblet of Fire - Wooden cup full of flames, used as an impartial selector for the contenders in the Triwizard Tournament.
Goblet of Fire, The - The 4th Harry Potter book.
Goblin - Small creatures with swarthy faces, pointed beards and very long hands and feet. Goblins staff Gringotts Bank.
Gobstones - The wizarding version of marbles. The pieces squirt a stinky substance into other players' faces when they lose a point.
Godric's Hollow - Home where Harry's parents, Lily and James Potter, lived.
Golden Snitch - Small, golden ball with silver wings used in Quidditch. Must be caught by a Seeker to end the match.
Goshawk, Miranda - Author of ' The Standard book of Spells '.
Goyle, Gregory - One of Draco Malfoy's stupid henchmen. Thickset and looks mean. Has short, bristly hair and long, gorilla-like arms. Also in Slytherin house.
Granger, Hermione - Smart know-it-all at Hogwarts in Gryffindor house. She has bushy, brown hair, large front teeth and a loud, rather bossy voice. Hermione works very hard and always gets the best marks in her exams. Harry's next best friend after Ron Weasley. Her parents are Muggle dentists.
Granian - A magical creature.
Graphorn - A magical creature.
Great Hall, the - The main hall in Hogwarts where Sorting takes place and where meals are served and meetings take place. The ceiling is bewitched to look like the sky outside.
Great Wizarding Events of the Twentieth Century - A magical book.
Great Wizards of the Twentieth Century - A magical book.
Gregory the Smarmy - Statue at Hogwarts.
Grey Lady - Ravenclaw House ghost.
Grawp - Hagrid's giant half-brother.
Griffin - A magical creature.
Grim - A giant black dog taken to be a death omen.
Grindylow - Water demon. Sickly green with sharp horns and very long fingers.
Gringotts Bank - The wizard bank in London, with vaults far below the streets, run by goblins.
Griphook - Goblin at Gringotts Bank.
Grubbly-Plank, Professor - Supply teacher. She taught Care of Magical Creatures when Hagrid was indisposed. An elderly witch with cropped grey hair and a prominent chin.
Grunnings - Firm where Harry's uncle Vernon Dursley is a director. Grunnings make drills.
Grunnion, Alberic - Name of a wizard depicted on a wizard trading card.
Gryffindor, Godric - One of founders of Hogwarts. He founded and had Gryffindor House named after him.
Gryffindor House - One of the four houses in Hogwarts. Harry, Hermione Granger and the Weasleys are all in Gryffindor house. It was founded by Godric Gryffindorand the Gryffindor symbol is a lion. The resident ghost is Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington, also known as Nearly Headless Nick. Professor McGonagal is head of Gryffindor house and Professor Dumbledore was in Gryffindor in his youth.
Guide to Advanced Transfiguration - A magical book.
Guide to Medieval Sorcery - A magical book.
Hagrid, Ruebus - Keeper of Keys and Grounds and teacher of Care of Magical Creatures class at Hogwarts from Harry's third year. He was a student at Hogwarts but was expelled for unknown reasons. Professor Dumbledore allowed Hagrid to stay as gamekeeper. Hagrid is almost twice a tall as any other person and seems five times as wide. He has masses of bushy, black hair and a huge tangled beard. Has a liking for strange and dangerous creatures – especially dragons.
Hand of Glory - Withered hand on a cushion that gives light to the person holding it when a candle is inserted.
Handbook of Do-it-Yourself Broomcare - A magical book.
Handbook of Hippogriff Psychology - A magical book.
Hebridean Black - A breed of wild Dragon found in Britain.
Headless Hunt, the - Team of ghosts whose heads have been completely cut off. Activities include Horseback Head-Juggling and Head Polo. Nearly Headless Nick is keen to join the hunt but can't because his head has not been completely severed.
Hedwig - Harry's owl and mail courier. Harry bought Hedwig from Eeylops Owl Emporium. Wizards use owls to deliver mail. Hedwig was also the name of a medieval saint.
Heir of Slytherin - True heir to Salazar Slytherin who can open the Chamber of Secrets to release the horror within.
Hengist of Woodcroft - Featured chocolate frog card character.
Herbology - Study of plants. Professor Sprout is the Herbology teacher at Hogwarts.
Hermes - Name of Percy Weasley's owl.
He-Who-Mus-Not-Be-Named - The evil Lord Voldemort, Dark Wizard. Also referred to as 'You-Know-Who'.
Higgs, Terrence - The Slytherin quidditch team seeker in book 1.
Hinkypunk - Small creatures that live in bogs and swamps, they wander about at night with a lantern to lure lost travellers into the swamps.
Hippocampus - A magical creature.
Hippogriff - Magical creature that has the front legs, wings and head of an eagle, and the body, hind legs and tail of a horse. Buckbeak is a Hippogriff.
History of Magic - A magical book.
Hit Wizards - Wizard police from the Magical Law Enforcement Squad who are specially trained to deal with powerful criminals.
Hog's Head, the - Pub where Hagrid once won a dragon's egg.
Hogsmeade - The only completely magical village in Britain. Hogsmeade is not far from Hogwarts and has an array of wonderful shops including Honeydukes sweet shop, the Three Broomsticks pub and Zonko's joke shop.
Hogwarts - School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The best school of its kind in the world. The greatest witches and wizards of the age founded Hogwarts more than a thousand years ago: Godric Gryffindor, Helga Hufflepuff, Rowena Ravenclaw and Salazar Slytherin. They built a remote castle, far away so that witches and wizards could train in safety. Pupils attend from age eleven for seven years of rigorous training in the art of witchcraft and wizardry. There are a hundred and forty-two staircases at Hogwarts and everything keeps moving around, so things are not always in the same place. Hogwarts is in a secret location somewhere in the North.
Hogwarts, a History - A book about the history of Hogwarts.
Holiday with Hags - A magical book.
Holyhead Harpies - Quidditch league team.
Home Life and Social Habits of Britisch Muggles - A magical book.
Honeydukes - Wizarding sweet shop in Hogsmeade.
Hooch, Madam - The quidditch teacher at Hogwarts. She also umpires the matches.
Hopkirk, Mafalda - Witch from the Improper Use of magic Office. She sent Harry the warning when Dobby uses a hover charm on the cake in book 2.
Horklump - A magical creature.
Hormorphus Charm - Type of charm.
Horned Slug - A potion ingredient.
House Cup, the - Trophy awarded to the Hogwarts house with the most points at the end of the year.
House Elf - Small creature that works as a servant in some wizarding houses. A house-elf can only be set free when the master gives the elf a piece of clothing.
Hover Charm - A charm to make a person hover in mid air.
Howler - Wizarding letter which, when opened, shrieks and howls at the reader in an extremely loud voice. Comes in a red envelope and is usually sent by someone who is very angry. Ron Weasley received one from his mother after crashing the Ford Anglia into the Whomping Willow .
Hufflepuff House - One of the four houses in Hogwarts. It was founded by Helga Hufflepuff and the Hufflepuff symbol is a badger. The resident ghost is the Fat Friar.
Hufflepuff, Helga - One of founders of Hogwarts. She founded and had Hufflepuff House named after her.
Hurling Hex - A type of hex.
Ice Mice - Wizarding sweets available from Honeydukes in Hogsmeade. Make your teeth squeak and chatter.
Imp - A magical creature.
Imperius Curse - Spell to control another person completely, using the command Imperio. One of the three Unforgivable Curses. It can be resisted with great mental effort.
Impervius - Spell to repell water.
Important Modern Magical Discoveries - A magical book.
Improper Use of Magic Office - Makes sure wizards and witches don't use magic when they are not allowed..
Incendio - Incendio
Inpediment Jinx - Spell to slow down and obstruct attackers. Say Impedimenta!
Intermediate Transfiguration - A magical book.
Invisibility Cloak - Magic cloak granting the wearer invisibility.
The Invisible Book of Invisibility - A magical book.
Jarvey - A magical creature.
Jelly Legs Jinx - A charm to make somes legs like jelly.
Jelly Slugs - Wizarding sweets available from Honeydukes in Hogsmeade.
Jigger, Arsenius - Author of ' Magical Drafts and Potions '.
Jinxes for the Jinxed - A magical book.
Jobberknoll - A magical creature.
Johnson, Angelina - Hogwarts student. Chaser on the Gryffindor Quidditch team. She is a tall black girl.
Jones, Hestia - Member of the Order of the Phoenix and also the advance guard.
Jordan, Lee - Pupil at Hogwarts. Has dreadlocks and is famed for his commentaries at Quidditch matches. Lee is in Gryffindor house, in the same year as Fred and George Weasley.
Jorkans, Bertha - Witch employed by the Ministry of Magic. She was abducted in Albania and suffered a terrible fate.
Kappa - Monkey-like creatures that live in water and strangle people who invade their territory.
Karkaroff, Igor - Headmaster of the Durmstrang Institute. Knows a lot about the Dark Arts. He is tall and thin with white hair and a goatee. Was once a Death Eater.
Keeper - Quidditch player who guards the goalposts.
Kelpie - A magical creature.
Kettleburn, Professor - Care of Magical Creatures teacher at Hogwarts. Retired at the end of Harry's second year.
King's Cross Station - The station in London where the Hogwarts Express leaves from platform nine and three-quarters.
Knarl - A magical creature.
Kneazle - A magical creature.
Kreacher - The house elf that serves the Blacks. Kreacher is part of the dark side.
Knight Bus, the - Emergency bus that transports witches and wizards to any destination. Stick out your wand hand to stop the bus. Has no seats, only brass bedsteads.
Knockturn Alley - Street of wizard shops devoted totally to the Dark Arts. Shops include Borgin and Burkes .
Knut - Bronze wizarding money. Twenty-nine Knuts to a Sickle.
Krum, Viktor - Seeker for the Bulgarian national Quidditch team. Pupil at the Durmstrang Institute. Dark, with a large curved nose and thick eyebrows; walks duck-footed! and round-shouldered but is in his element on a broomstick.
Kwikspell - Correspondence course in beginner's magic for Squibs (magicians who have little magical powers).
Leprechaun - Irish elf or pixie. Small and able to fly.
Lockhart, Gilderoy - Teacher of Defence Against the Dark Arts in Harry's second year. Author of self-glorifying autobiographies and five times winner of Witch Weekly's Most-Charming-Smile Award.
Longbottom, Neville - Forgetful and rather clumsy friend of Harry's. Neville has a round face and thinks he is not very good at magic. He comes from a magical family but was a late starter. In Gyffindor house, in Harry's year.
Lumos - Spell to light your wand.
Lynch, Aidan - Seeker for the Irish national Quidditch team.
Macmillan, Ernie - Hogwarts pupil in the same year as Harry, in Hufflepuff house.
Macnair, Walden - Executioner for the Ministry of Magic. A former Death Eater.
Madam Malkin's - Shop in Diagon Alley selling wizarding robes for all occasions.
Magical Law Enforcement Squad - Wizard police or Hit Wizards who are specially trained to deal with powerful criminals.
Magical Menagerie - Wizarding pet shop in Diagon Alley.
Malfoy, Draco - Harry's arch-enemy at Hogwarts. A thin boy with a pale, pointed face and a sneering expression. He has a bored, drawling voice and looks with contempt upon everyone else. Malfoy believes himself to be superior to Harry and hates Harry and all his friends. Malfoy is in Slytherin house.
Malfoy, Lucius - Draco Malfoy's father. Former supporter of You-Know-Who.
Malfoy, Narcissa - Mother of Draco and wife of Lucius Malfoy. A tall, slim, snooty blonde.
Mandragora - Another word for Mandrake.
Mandrake - Powerful restorative used to return cursed or transfigured people to their natural state. The cry of the Mandrake is fatal to anyone who hears it. Also known as Mandragora.
Marauder's Map - A map that shows all the secret passageways and the whereabouts of everyone in Hogwarts. Harry and Ron use it to get to Hogsmeade.
Maxime, Olympe - Head of Beauxbatons Academy. Because of her size, Madame Maxime is believed to be half giant. She has black eyes and olive skin.
McGonagall, Professor Minerva - Deputy Headmistress of Hogwarts. She is a rather serious-looking woman, with jet-black hair scraped into a tight bun on her head. She wears square glasses and an emerald- green cloak. Professor McGonagall is Head of Gryffindor house and is Transfiguration teacher.
Merlin - Name of a wizard depicted on a wizard trading card.
Merpeople - Underwater dwellers who build cities at the bottom of lakes. They have fishtails, green hair and grey skin, and they fish with spears. Above water their voices are unintelligible.
Midgeon, Eloise - Hogwarts pupil who accidentally removed her nose when trying to cure her acne.
Mimsy-Porpington, Sir Nicholas de - Resident ghost of Gryffindor Tower. Also known as Nearly Headless Nick.
Ministry of Magic - Government agency that tries to keep witches and wizards secret from non-magical people.
Mirror of Erised - Magical mirror that shows the onlooker their heart's desire.
Moaning Myrtle - Ghost girl at Hogwarts who hides in an S-bend in the first-floor girls' toilets.
Mobilarbus - Spell to move objects.
Mobilicorpus - Spell to move someone who can't walk.
Monkshood - Plant used in potions. Also known as aconite or wolfsbane.
Monster Book of Monsters - Large green book of monsters. Required reading for third years. Must be stroked down the spine or it will bite your fingers.
Moody, Alastor "Mad-Eye" - Retired Auror hired to teach Defence Against the Dark Arts in Harry's fourth year. Known as Mad-Eye Moody since he lost an eye in the fight against Voldemort and his supporters, and replaced it with a magical eye. Badly scarred and has a wooden leg.
Moony - Professor Lupin's nickname at Hogwarts.
Morgana - Name of a witch depicted on a wizard trading card
Morsmordre - Spell to conjure up the Dark Mark.
Mostafa, Hassan - Chairwizard of the International Association of Quidditch. He is Egyptian, small and bald with a huge moustache.
Mudblood - Term used to describe a person of non-magic parents. Considered a great insult.
Muggle - Person totally without magical powers. Muggles live in ignorance of the world of wizards and witches.
Muggle Studies - Class taken by wizarding folk to study non-magical people.
Nagini - Name of a very large, venomous snake kept by Voldemort.
N.E.W.Ts - Nastily Exhausting Wizarding Tests. Higher-level examinations at Hogwarts.
Nearly Headless Nick - Resident ghost of Gryffindor Tower. So called because his beheading was not completely successful. Full name is Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington.
Niffler - Magical creature that can find buried treasure. Nifflers are black and fluffy with long snouts and spadelike feet.
Nimbus 2000 - Type of broomstick. Harry's first broomstick.
Nimbus 2001 - The successor to the Nimbus 2000 broomstick...
Norbert - Name of Hagrid's Norwegian Ridgeback dragon.
Norris, Mrs - Name of Filch's cat. She is a scrawny-looking, dust-coloured cat with bulging eyes. Students must be wary not to break rules in front of her for she will run to Filch and report them.
Norwegian Ridgeback - Breed of dragon that is very rare. Hagrid had one as a pet for a while.
Nox - Spell to extinguish light on your wand.
O.W.Ls - Ordinary Wizarding Levels. The standard-level examinations at Hogwarts.
Obliviate - Memory spell that makes the subject forget.
Obliviator - Member of an Accidental Magic Reversal Squad. They work for the Improper Use of Magic Office.
Ollivanders - Diagon Alley wand shop. 'Makers of Fine Wands since 382 bc'.
Omnioculars - Binoculars with slow-motion and replay settings.
Padfoot - Sirius Black's nickname at Hogwarts.
Paracelsus - Name of wizard depicted on a wizard trading card
Parkinson, Pansy - Hogwarts pupil in the same year as Harry, in Slytherin house. She has a pug-like face.
Parselmouth - Wizard who can talk to snakes - very rare. Thought to be the sign of a Dark wizard.
Parseltongue - Language spoken by a Parselmouth.
Patil, Padma - Hogwarts pupil in the same year as Harry, in Ravenclaw house. Twin sister of Parvati Patil.
Patil, Parvati - Hogwarts pupil in the same year as Harry, in Gryffindor house. Twin sister of Padma Patil and best friend of Lavender Brown.
Patronus - Positive force which acts as protection from a Dementor. It is conjured up by the incantation 'Expecto patronum'.
Peeves - Hogwarts' resident poltergeist. Tries to get students in trouble and loves causing havoc at any opportunity.
Pensieve - Storage device for thoughts and memories. It looks like a stone basin holding a silvery liquid.
Pepper Imps - Wizarding sweets available from Honeydukes in Hogsmeade. Make you smoke at the mouth.
Peppermint Toads - Toad-shaped peppermint sweets that hop about in the stomach after they've been eaten.
Pepper-Up Potion - Magical restorative.
Petrificus Totalus - Spell to bind arms and legs together.
Pettigrew, Peter - Friend of James Potter , Harry's father, while at Hogwarts.
Philosopher's Stone - Legendary stone which will transform any metal into pure gold. It also produces the Elixir of Life , which will make the drinker immortal. The only known stone belongs to Nicholas Flamel,Albus Dumbledore's partner.
Phoenix - Rare bird that bursts into flames and rises from its ashes. Their tears can heal wounds. Albus Dumbledore has a pet phoenix, Fawkes.
Pince, Madam - Librarian at Hogwarts.
Pigwidgeon - Name of a young grey owl belonging to Ron Weasley. Often called Pig for short.
Platform nine and three-quarters - The platform at King's Cross Station where students gather to board the Hogwarts Express.
Pocket Sneakoscope - Small wizarding toy - a spinning glass top that lights up when there is somebody or something suspicious around.
Polyjuice potion - Potion that will turn the drinker into another person for one hour.
Pomfrey, Madam Poppy - Matron at Hogwarts.
Portkey - Object that transports wizards to a prearranged place. As soon as you touch the Portkey, you are whisked to the destination. Any object can be turned into a Portkey.
Potions - Class at Hogwarts to learn how to make potions. Professor Snape is Potions master at Hogwarts.
Potter, Harry - Student at Hogwarts. Famous for having survived an attack by Lord Voldemort in infancy.
Potter, James - Harry's father who was killed by Lord Voldemort.
Potter, Lily - Harry's mother, born to muggles but married a wizard. Lily is the sister of Petunia Dursley who is decidedly un-wizardly.
Prang, Ernie - Driver of the Knight Bus
Prior Incantato - Command that reveals the most recent spell or spells a wand has performed.
Privet Drive - The street where Harry lives with the Dursleys.
Prongs - James Potter's nickname at Hogwarts.
Ptolemy - Name of a wizard depicted on a wizard trading card.
Pumpkin juice - Wizarding drink.
Pumpkin pasty - Wizarding food.
Put-Outer - Device resembling cigarette lighter, used to turn street-lamps on and off. Used by Albus Dumbledore.
Quaffle - Red ball used for scoring in Quidditch.
Quality Quidditch Supplies - Quidditch shop in Diagon Alley.
Quick-Quotes Quill - Pen that writes tabloid journalism by itself.
Quidditch - The wizarding national sport. Played on broomsticks by seven players: three Chasers, one Keeper, two Beaters, one Seeker. Played with four balls: the Quaffle (red) is used for scoring; two Bludgers (black) which try to knock players off their brooms; One Golden Snitch (bright gold with silver wings). The Chasers throw the Quaffle to each other and try to score by throwing the Quaffle through one of the six hoops. Ten points every time a player scores. The Keeper guards the goalposts and tries to prevent the Chasers from scoring. The Beaters try to keep the Bludgers away from their team and knock them towards the opposing team. The Seeker tries to catch the Golden Snitch. Whichever team catches the Golden Snitch earns 150 points. The game ends when the Snitch is caught.
Quietus - Command that reverses the charm Sonorus.
Quirrell, Professor - Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher at Hogwarts in Harry's first year.
Ravenclaw house - One of the four school houses in Hogwarts. Founded by Rowena Ravenclaw. The Ravenclaw symbol is an eagle. The resident ghost is the Grey Lady.
Ravenclaw, Rowena - One of the four founders of Hogwarts. Ravenclaw house was named after her.
Red Cap - Goblin-like creature found in places where bloodshed has occurred. They lie in wait to bludgeon the lost.
Reducio - Shrinking charm.
Reductor curse - Say Reducto to blast apart a solid object.
Relashio - Spell to make someone let go of something.
Remembrall - Magical glass ball, the size of a large marble, filled with white smoke. The smoke turns red to tell you that there is something you have forgotten to do.
Reparo - Repairing charm
Rictusempra - Tickling spell.
Riddickulus - Spell to make a Boggart take on another appearance.
Riddle House - Deserted former home of Voldemort's father, in the village of Little Hangleton.
Riddle, Tom Marvolo - The young Lord Voldemort, who attended Hogwarts.
Ripper - Aunt Marge's dog.
Ronon - Name of a centaur in the Forbidden Forest.
Rosmerta, Madam - Publican of the Three Broomsticks pub in Hogsmeade.
Scabbers - Ron Weasley's pet rat. He once belonged to Ron's older brother Percy Weasley.
Scamader, Newt - Author of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Secrecy Sensor - Aerial that vibrates when it detects concealment and lies.
Seeker - Quidditch player who tries to catch the Golden Snitch.
Self-shuffling Playing Cards - Wizarding playing cards which shuffle themselves.
Shield Charm - Casts a temporary invisible wall around you to deflect minor curses.
Shrieking Shack - Supposed to be the most haunted building in Britain. Situated in the town of Hogsmeade.
Shunpike, Stan - Conductor on the Knight Bus.
Sickle - Silver wizarding money. Seventeen Sickles to a Galleon.
Sinistra, Professor - Teacher of Astronomy at Hogwarts.
Skeeter, Rita - Journalist. She is nosy and malicious, and has stiff blond curls.
Skele-Gro - Potion used to re-grow bones after they have been removed.
Sleekeazy's Hair Potion - Tames bushy hair.
Slytherin house - One of the school houses in Hogwarts. Founded by Salazar Slytherin. The Slytherin symbol is a snake. The resident ghost is the Bloody Baron. Harry's arch-enemy, Draco Malfoy, is in Slytherin. Professor Snape is head of Slytherin house.
Slytherin, Salazar - One of the four founders of Hogwarts. Slytherin house is named after him. Created the Chamber of Secrets.
Smeltings - Dudley Dursley's private school. Uncle Vernon also attended.
Snape, Severus - Potions master at Hogwarts. He is tall and thin with sallow skin, greasy black hair and a hooked nose. He hates Harry Potter. Head of Slytherin house.
Sneakoscope - Glass spinning top that lights up and spins when there is someone untrustworthy around.
Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare - Pressure group organised by Hermione in her fourth year at Hogwarts. You must not call it Spew.
Sonorus - Charm to magnify one's voice.
Sorting Hat - The hat that decides which house students shall be in while at Hogwarts.
Spellotape - Wizarding repair tape. It was used by Ron Weasley to mend his broken wand.
Spinnet, Alicia - One of the Chasers on the Gryffindor Quidditch team. She is two years above Harry at Hogwarts.
Splinching - Injury caused by careless Apparating: part of the Apparating person's body is left behind.
Spore, Phyllida - Author of One Thousand Magical Herbs.
Sprout, Professor - Herbology lecturer at Hogwarts. Uses Mandrakes to cure petrified creatures.
Squib - Someone born to mixed magic and non-magic parents. Some Truebloods consider Squibs to be inferior.
Stupefy - Stunning spell.
Swelling Solution - Potion that causes body parts to swell to enormous proportions.
Switch, Emeric - Author of A Beginner's Guide to Transfiguration.
Tarantallegra - Dancing spell.
Three Broomsticks, the - Pub in Hogsmeade.
Thomas, Dean - Hogwarts pupil in the same year as Harry, in Gryffindor house. His best friend is Seamus Finnigan. Dean comes from a Muggle background.
Time-Turner - Hour-glass that allows the wearer to travel back in time.
Ton-Tongue Toffee - Trick sweet that causes the tongue to swell. Invented by Fred and George Weasley.
Toothflossing Stringmints - Wizarding sweets that floss your teeth while you suck them.
Transfiguration - The art of turning one thing into another.
Transfiguration Today - Specialist wizarding magazine about Transfiguration.
Trelawny, Professor Sybil - Divination teacher at Hogwarts. Has a liking for (wrongly) predicting student deaths every year at Hogwarts. She is very thin with large glasses that magnify her eyes so much that she looks like a giant insect.
Trevor - Name of Neville Longbottom's pet toad.
Trimble, Quentin - Author of The Dark Forces: A Guide to Self-Protection.
Triwizard Tournament - Competition between the three largest European schools of witchcraft and wizardry: Hogwarts, Beauxbatons and Durmstrang. Each school selects a champion, and the champions compete in three magical tasks. The prize money is 1000 Galleons. The Triwizard Tournament was first established some 700 years ago.
Trueblood - Someone born to pure magical parents.
Unforgivable Curses - The three Unforgivable Curses are Avada Kedavra, the Imperius curse and the Cruciatus curse.
Unicorn - Mythical white horse-like creature with golden mane and a golden horn sprouting from the head. Innocent, beautiful creatures. Tail hair and horn can be used in magic. Dark wizards have been known to kill unicorns and drink their blood; this will sustain the life of the drinker but at a grave price.
Unspeakable - Employee of the Department of Mysteries. No one knows what they do.
Vablatsky, Cassandra - Author of Unfogging the Future, a guide to basic fortune-telling methods.
Vampire - Evil creature that roams the night feeding on the blood of living beings. Cannot go out in the daylight.
Vector, Professor - Arithmancy teacher at Hogwarts.
Veela - Beautiful women with white-gold hair. Men are hypnotically fascinated by them. When enraged, Veela grow beaks and scaly wings.
Veritaserum - Powerful Truth Potion. Its use is restricted by the Ministry of Magic.
Vindictus, Viridian - Author of Curse and Countercurse (Bewitch Your Friends and Befuddle Your Enemies with the Latest Revenges: Hair Loss, Jelly-Legs, Tongue-Tying and Much, Much More).
Violet - Name of a wizened witch, a friend of the Fat Lady. Violet lives in a painting in a room next to the Great Hall in Hogwarts.
Voldemort, Lord - Evil Wizard greatly feared by wizarding folk. His dark reputation is such that his name is hardly ever spoken out loud. Most wizards will only refer to him as He Who Must Not Be Named or You-Know-Who. Disappeared from view after the death of James and Lily Potter following a battle that left Harry an orphan and bearing a lightning scar on his forehead.
Waffling, Adalbert - Author of Magical Theory.
Wand - Implement used by wizards for magic. Available from Ollivanders in Diagon Alley.
Weasley, Arthur - Ron Weasley's father. Head of the Misuse of Muggle Artefacts Office at the Ministry of Magic.
Weasley, Bill - Ron Weasley's brother. Works for Gringotts Bank in Africa.
Weasley, Charlie - Ron Weasley's brother. Studying dragons in Romania.
Weasley, Fred - One of Ron Weasley's older brothers. Twin to George. In Gryffindor house.
Weasley, George - One of Ron Weasley's older brothers. Twin to Fred. In Gryffindor house.
Weasley, Ginny - Ron Weasley's younger sister. Idolises Harry. In Gryffindor house.
Weasley, Molly - Ron Weasley's mother.
Weasley, Percy - Ron's older brother. Thinks he is terribly grown-up and important. A prefect at Hogwarts. In Gryffindor house.
Weasley, Ron - Harry's best friend at Hogwarts. Ron has flaming red hair and freckles, like all his brothers. Has a pet rat called Scabbers. In Gryffindor house.
Weird Sisters, the - Popular music group. The line-up includes guitars, drums, lute, cello and bagpipes.
Werewolf - Half-man, half-wolf creature. A werewolf will kill given the chance. If not fatal, the werewolf's bite will turn the victim into a werewolf too.
Which Broomstick? - Broomstick consumer magazine. Test-rides all makes of broom and reviews them.
Whomping Willow - Large tree in the grounds of Hogwarts that hits anything that comes too close.
Winky - Name of a Barty Crouch's exhouse-elf. A Butterbeer addict.
Wingardium Leviosa - Spell to make things fly.
Wolfsbane - Plant used in potions. Also known as monkshood or aconite.
Wood, Oliver - Captain and Keeper of the Gryffindor Quidditch team until leaving school at the end of Harry's third year.
Wormtail - Nickname of Peter Pettigrew.
WWN - The Wizarding Wireless Network.
You-Know-Who - The evil Lord Voldemort, a Dark wizard who killed Harry's parents. Also referred to as He Who Must Not Be Named.
Zonko's Wizard joke shop in Hogsmeade.