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102. Charms

  1. Abracadabra cabalistic charm used as an antidote for ague, toothache, etc. [Medieval Folklore: Brewer Dictionary, 3]
  2. alectoria crystalline stone, having talismanic power, found in the stomach of cocks. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 20]
  3. mezuza doorpost ornament, thought by primitive Jews to protect them from harm. [Judaism: Rosten, 239]
  4. talisman amulet with which Saladin cures Richard the Lion-Hearted. [Br. Lit.: The Talisman ]