Definition of Talismans

1. Noun. (plural of talisman) ¹



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Definition of Talismans

1. talisman [n] - See also: talisman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Talismans

talipes spasmodicus
talipes transversoplanus
talipes valgus
talipes varus
talipexole
talipomanus
talipot
talipot palm
talipot palms
talipots
talis qualis
talisman
talismanic
talismanical
talismanically
talismans (current term)
talismen
talizumab
talk
talk-aloud protocol
talk-aloud protocols
talk-radio
talk-radios
talk a blue streak
talk a mile a minute
talk about
talk aloud protocol
talk aloud protocols
talk around
talk back

Literary usage of Talismans

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1. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1848)
"Of talismans and sigils knew the power. ... But what I want to understand ie how mere writings came to be regarded as talismans. ..."

2. Universal Geography: Or, a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1826)
"But their trade was dangerous, for many were destroyed by talismans. those ... or talismans round their legs and arms. Different infusions of plants were ..."

3. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1894)
"Charms and talismans. By Michael L. Rodkinson. New York. 1893. ... The Hindoos call them talismans, the Romans amulets, and the Mesopotamians teraphim. ..."

4. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1894)
"Amulets, Charnu and talismans. By Michael L. Rodkinson. ew York. 1893. fear felt by the people of the East for sorcerers urged them to seek ; for protection ..."

5. The History of Magic by Joseph Ennemoser, Mary Botham Howitt (1854)
"De re medica, 1581, 4 c.) Other formulas are given by Alex. Tralles. In later times, these talismans and amulets degenerated into the wearing of bloodstones ..."

6. The History of Magic by Joseph Ennemoser, Mary Botham Howitt (1854)
"De re medica, 1581, 4 c.) Other formulas are given by Alex. Tralles. In later times, these talismans and amulets degenerated into the wearing of bloodstones ..."

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