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amulet

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noun
  • piece of jewellery, etc worn as a charm [Barron]
  • a charm (as an ornament) often inscribed with a magic incantation or symbol to protect the wearer against evil (as disease or witchcraft) or to aid him [Taisha]
  • charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck [Nandigam]

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