Reference > Roget’s > International Thesaurus > 993. Spell.
Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section V. Religious Affections
4. Acts of Religion
993. Spell.
NOUN:SPELL, charm, incantation, exorcism, weird [obs. or Scot.], cabala or cabbala, exsufflation [obs.], cantrip or cantraip or contrap [chiefly Scot.], runes, abracadabra, open sesame, or open-sesame, hocus-pocus, counter-charm, Ephesian letters, bell book and candle, Mumbo Jumbo, evil eye.
  talisman, amulet, madstone [U. S.], periapt, telesm [archaic], phylactery, philter or philtre, fetish or fetich, manito or manitou or manitu; furcula, furculum, wishbone, merrythought; mascot or mascotte, rabbit’s foot, hoodoo [colloq.], jinx [slang], scarabæus or scarab; Om or Aum, Om mani padme hum [Buddhist]; sudarium, veronica, triskelion; swastika, fylfot, gammadion.
  WAND, caduceus, rod, divining rod, witch hazel, Aaron’s rod.
  [MAGIC WISH-GIVERS] Aladdin’s lamp, Aladdin’s casket, magic casket, magic ring, magic belt, magic spectacles, wishing cap, Fortunatus’s cap; seven-league boots; cap of darkness, Tarnkappe, Tarnhelm.
  [FAIRY LORE] fairy ring, fairy circle, fairy round; fernseed, rowan tree, quicken tree [dial. Eng.].



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