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periapt

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Noun
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per=i=apt

CIDE DICTIONARY

periaptn. [Gr. , fr. hung about, to hang about; about + to tie: cf. F. périapte.].
     A charm worn as a protection against disease or mischief; an amulet.  Coleridge.  [1913 Webster]
    "Now help, ye charming spells and periapts."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

periapt, n. a thing worn as a charm; an amulet.

Etymology
F p{eacute}riapte f. Gk periapton f. hapto fasten

ROGET THESAURUS

periapt

Spell

N spell, charm, incantation, exorcism, weird, cabala, exsufflation, cantrap, runes, abracadabra, open sesame, countercharm, Ephesian letters, bell book and candle, Mumbo Jumbo, evil eye, fee-faw- fum, talisman, amulet, periapt, telesm, phylactery, philter, fetich, fetish, agnus Dei, lamb of God, furcula, madstone, mascot, mascotte, merrythought, Om, Aum, scarab, scarabaeus, sudarium, triskelion, veronica, wishbone, swastika, fylfot, gammadion, wand, caduceus, rod, divining rod, lamp of Aladdin, wishing-cap, Fortunatus's cap.


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