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By the 1920s the US wizarding community had become used to existing under a greater degree of secrecy than their European counterparts. The memory of Dorcus Twelvetrees’ catastrophic breach of the Statute of Secrecy had entered magical language, so that being ‘a Dorcus’ was slang for an idiot or inept person. Unlike Britain, where Ollivanders was considered unbeatable, the continent of North America was served by four great wandmakers. The Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry had been flourishing for more than two centuries.