Printer Friendly
Dictionary, Encyclopedia and Thesaurus - The Free Dictionary
7,051,666,948 visitors served.
forum Join the Word of the Day Mailing List For webmasters
?
Dictionary/
thesaurus
Medical
dictionary
Legal
dictionary
Financial
dictionary
Acronyms
 
Idioms
Encyclopedia
Wikipedia
encyclopedia
?

amulet

   Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia 0.01 sec.
Ads by Google:
am·u·let  (my-lt)
n.
An object worn, especially around the neck, as a charm against evil or injury.

[Latin amultum.]

amulet (ˈæmjʊlɪt)
n
1. (Jewellery) a trinket or piece of jewellery worn as a protection against evil; charm
[C17: from Latin amulētum, of unknown origin]

am•u•let (ˈæm yə lɪt)

n.
a charm worn to ward off evil or to bring good fortune; talisman.
[1595–1605; (< Middle French amulete) < Latin amulētum]
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun1.amulet - a trinket or piece of jewelry usually hung about the neck and thought to be a magical protection against evil or diseaseamulet - a trinket or piece of jewelry usually hung about the neck and thought to be a magical protection against evil or disease
good luck charm, charm - something believed to bring good luck
greegree, gres-gris, grigri - an African amulet

amulet
noun charm, fetish, talisman, juju, periapt (rare) He brought forth a small gold amulet.
Translations
amulet [ˈæmjʊlɪt] Namuleto m
amulet [ˈæmjʊlət] n (= charm, talisman) → amulette f
amulet
nAmulett nt


Want to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, or visit the webmaster's page for free fun content.
?Page tools
Printer friendly
Cite / link
Feedback
Add definition
Mentioned in?  References in classic literature?   Dictionary browser?   Full browser?
 
-- they hold a treasure Divine -- a talisman -- an amulet That must be worn at heart.
Either to a Power indefinable, incomprehensible, which I not only cannot address but which I cannot even express in words- the Great All or Nothing-" said he to himself, "or to that God who has been sewn into this amulet by Mary
She laid one finger on her mouth and concealed the amulet in her bosom.
 
 
 
Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Translations
?

Terms of Use | Privacy policy | Feedback | Advertise with Us | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. a Mode Partner
Disclaimer
All content on this website, including dictionary, thesaurus, literature, geography, and other reference data is for informational purposes only. This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.