Definition of Spirit away

1. Verb. Carry off mysteriously; as if by magic.

Exact synonyms: Spirit Off
Generic synonyms: Bear Away, Bear Off, Carry Away, Carry Off, Take Away



2. Verb. Carry away rapidly and secretly, as if mysteriously.

Definition of Spirit away

1. Verb. (transitive) To remove without anyone's noticing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spirit Away

spirics
spirier
spiriest
spirifer
spirifers
spirilla
spirillar
spirillar dysentery
spirillicidal
spirillosis
spirillum
spirillum fever
spirillums
spiring
spirit
spirit away (current term)
spirit bear
spirit duplicator
spirit gum
spirit lamp
spirit lamps
spirit level
spirit levels
spirit of nitre
spirit of salt
spirit of the law
spirit of turpentine
spirit of wine
spirit off
spirit rapper

Literary usage of Spirit away

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Early Life Among the Indians: Reminiscences from the Life of Benj. G by Benjamin G. Armstrong (1892)
"The Indian belief is that both the good and bad spirit constantly hover around a sick bed and that the sound of drum kept the bad spirit away ; that the ..."

2. Poetical Tragedies by Wilfred Campbell (1908)
"(to spirit) Away! away! It rose in autumn's afternoon, That Jock went striding 'neath ... When love was dead, and laughter, (to spirit) Away! I say, away! ..."

3. The Calcutta Christian Observer (1834)
"Spirit, away ! away ! No time, at the coming of Death, For question, ... It has broken thy bonds of clay; Away, free Spirit, away, If thou mayest ..."

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