Definition of Spell. Meaning of Spell. Synonyms of Spell
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Definition of Spell
SpellSpell Spell, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spelledor Spelt; p. pr. &
vb. n. Spelling.] [OE. spellen, spellien, tell, relate, AS.
spellian, fr. spell a saying, tale; akin to MHG. spellen to
relate, Goth. spill?n.e Spell a tale. In sense 4 and those
following, OE. spellen, perhaps originally a different word,
and from or influenced by spell a splinter, from the use of a
piece of wood to point to the letters in schools: cf. D.
spellen to spell. Cf. Spell splinter.]
1. To tell; to relate; to teach. [Obs.]
Might I that legend find, By fairies spelt in mystic
rhymes. --T. Warton.
2. To put under the influence of a spell; to affect by a
spell; to bewitch; to fascinate; to charm. ``Spelled with
words of power.' --Dryden.
He was much spelled with Eleanor Talbot. --Sir G.
3. To constitute; to measure. [Obs.]
The Saxon heptarchy, when seven kings put together
did spell but one in effect. --Fuller.
4. To tell or name in their proper order letters of, as a
word; to write or print in order the letters of, esp. the
proper letters; to form, as words, by correct orthography.
The word ``satire' ought to be spelled with i, and
not with y. --Dryden.
5. To discover by characters or marks; to read with
difficulty; -- usually with out; as, to spell out the
sense of an author; to spell out a verse in the Bible.
To spell out a God in the works of creation.
To sit spelling and observing divine justice upon
every accident. --Milton. SpellSpell Spell, n.[AS. spell a saying, tale, speech; akin to OS.
& OHG. spel, Icel. spjall,Goth. spill. Cf. Gospel, Spell
to tell the letters of.]
1. A story; a tale. [Obs.] ``Hearken to my spell.'
2. A stanza, verse, or phrase supposed to be endowed with
magical power; an incantation; hence, any charm.
Start not; her actions shall be holy as You hear my
spell is lawful. --Shak. SpellSpell Spell, n. [OE. speld, AS. speld a spill to light a
candle with; akin to D. speld a pin, OD. spelle, G. spalten
to split, OHG. spaltan, MHG. spelte a splinter, Icel. spjald
a square tablet, Goth. spilda a writing tablet. Cf.
Spillsplinter, roll of paper, Spell to tell the letters
A spelk, or splinter. [Obs.] --Holland.
Spell Spell, v. i.
1. To form words with letters, esp. with the proper letters,
either orally or in writing.
When what small knowledge was, in them did dwell,
And he a god, who could but read or spell. --Dryden.
2. To study by noting characters; to gain knowledge or learn
the meaning of anything, by study. [Obs.]
Where I may sit and rightly spell Of every star that
heaven doth shew, And every herb that sips the dew.
Meaning of Spell from wikipedia
- spell(s) or the spell(s) may refer
(paranormal) or magical
formula, a spoken
or written pronouncement intended
to bring about
- a spell, charm, or incantation
is a set of words
by its user to invoke
in harry potter occur
in the fictional wizarding world
of the series
j. k. rowling
. magic spells
are used by
& dragons consists
used in the settings
of the role-playing game dungeons
(d&d). d&d defined
- also books
to as 'grimoires' in the past which
way of saying
'grammar' and to cast a spell means
- the spells
may have a set of prerequisites
a name like 'components' or 'reagent s') that must be satisfied during
- term economy
rate defn the average number
of runs scored
per over in the bowler's spell. term edge , content
edge (or snick
or nick) defn a
- the text consists
of a number
of magic spells intended
a dead person's journey through
the duat , or underworld, and into the
s and animal
s; even words
in the form of a magical spell
evil or bad luck.
- many works
— such as the harry potter
novels, in which
are cast in a latinate jargon
— use this without offering