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Magical objects and potions and lucky charms

amulet

noun

a small object that some people wear around their neck as a protection against evil, bad luck, disease etc

arcana

noun

either of the two groups of cards in a pack of tarot cards

broomstick

noun

a type of broom made with sticks and twigs. Witches are often shown riding through the air on broomsticks in children’s stories.

the cards

noun

playing cards or tarot used for trying to discover what will happen in the future

charm

noun

something that people believe brings them luck

charm

noun

something believed to have magic power, especially a magic phrase

crystal ball

noun

a glass ball that some people believe can show the future

elixir

noun

a liquid that people believe has magic powers, for example the ability to make you live for ever

fetish

noun

an object believed to be magic or holy and worshipped by people

horseshoe

noun

an object in the shape of a horseshoe, believed to bring good luck

the I Ching

an ancient Chinese book that some people use to help them to decide how to live their lives

juju

noun

an object used in juju

lotus

noun

a fruit that made anyone who ate it forget their problems and want to sleep, according to Ancient Greek stories

magic carpet

noun

in stories, a carpet that people can travel through the air on

magic wand

noun

a short thin stick used for performing magic or magic tricks

mandrake

noun

a plant that people in the past believed had magic powers and was used for producing a drug to make you sleep

mascot

noun

an animal, person, or object that is considered to be lucky or is used as a symbol of a team or organization

oracle

noun

a message from the gods given by an oracle

pentagram

noun

a star with five points that is often used as a magic symbol

the philosopher’s stone

noun

an imaginary substance that people in the past believed could change any other metal into gold

philtre

noun

a special drink that is intended to have a magic effect

potion

noun

a drink that is believed to be magic, poisonous, or useful as a medicine

rune

noun

a letter from an ancient northern European alphabet, cut in stone and thought to have magic powers

stardust

noun

an imaginary shiny powder with magic power

talisman

noun

an object that someone believes has special powers, especially the power to protect them from bad things

tarot

noun

the set of cards used for telling someone about their future

wand

noun

a thin stick that is used for doing magic

protologism

a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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