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Definition of Talisman

Talisman
Talisman Tal"is*man, n.; pl. Talismans. [Sp., from Ar. tilism, tilsam, a magical image, pl. tilsam[=a]n, fr. Gr. ? tribute, tax, LGr., an initiation, incantation, from ? to complete, perform, to play taxes, to make perfect, to initiate, especially in the mysteries, fr. ? completion, end.] 1. A magical figure cut or engraved under certain superstitious observances of the configuration of the heavens, to which wonderful effects are ascribed; the seal, figure, character, or image, of a heavenly sign, constellation, or planet, engraved on a sympathetic stone, or on a metal corresponding to the star, in order to receive its influence. 2. Hence, something that produces extraordinary effects, esp. in averting or repelling evil; an amulet; a charm; as, a talisman to avert diseases. --Swift.

Meaning of Talisman from wikipedia

- A talisman (Arabic طلسم (ṭilsam), < Gr**** τέλεσμα telesm n.) is any object ascribed with religious or magical powers intended to protect, heal, or even...
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