Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name applied to any precious or semi-precious stone which is imagined, according to a long-cherished superstition, to protect the wearer from harm, ill luck, and the evil eye.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.