Something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain
A handicraft or trade, especially when referred to in indentures
his death remains a mystery
= bag of mystery.
A man about whom little or nothing is known; an enigmatic or secretive man.
A cult based on mysteries and occult rites; a mystery religion.
Meat of uncertain origin, especially as served in an institutional dining hall.
= mystery story.
(Chiefly in the First World War (1914–18)) an armed and camouflaged merchant vessel used as a decoy or to destroy submarines; = Q-boat.
A detective or crime story; a novel in which a mystery is investigated or solved.
A train taking passengers on a mystery tour.
= mystery tour.
A woman about whom little is known; an enigmatic or secretive woman.
A popular medieval play based on biblical stories or the lives of the saints
A pleasure excursion to an unspecified destination
A mystery involving murder; specifically a murder story, usually having a complicated plot which conceals the murderer's identity until the end.
A person who makes mysteries out of things; a person who cultivates or encourages mystery or mystification.
A writer of mystery stories.
A person employed to visit a shop or restaurant incognito in order to assess the quality of the goods or services
The action or practice of cultivating or encouraging mystery; charlatanical mystification.
That deals in or encourages mysteries or mystification.
Each of the five mysteries relating to the Passion of Christ, commemorated in the rosary.
One of a number of envelopes containing prizes of varying value, sold for fundraising purposes
A religion centred on secret or mystical rites for initiates, especially any of a number of cults popular during the late Roman Empire
The annual rites performed by the ancient Greeks at the village of Eleusis near Athens in honour of Demeter and Persephone