- n. Alternative form of cantrip.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Scot. A charm; an incantation; a shell; a trick; adroit mischief.
“His bright face vanished, with a whisking of brown curls: and Jurgen carefully re-read the cantrap of the Master Philologist.”
“I have a cantrap," said Jurgen; "and my stay in Hell has taught me how to use it.”
“And Jurgen perceived that again he had employed his cantrap incorrectly or else that it was impotent to rescue people from”
“Because," said Jurgen, and he drew out the cantrap of the Master”
“Afterward Jurgen tore up the cantrap and scattered its fragments as the Master Philologist had directed.”
“Then he recollected the cantrap of the Master Philologist, which Jurgen had twice employed incorrectly.”
“Ah, but even now I have a plan wherewith to escape your priests: and failing that, I possess a cantrap to fall back upon in my hour of direst need.”
“Jurgen perceived that either he had not employed his cantrap correctly or else that its magic was unappreciated by the leaders of”
“He unfolded the cantrap which had been given him by the Master Philologist, and which Jurgen had treasured against the time when more was needed than a glib tongue.”
“Crimson glass goggles over the eyes gave the look of burning coals; and by some "devilish cantrap strange," some trick in chemistry, at least, little jets of flame appeared to issue from the mouth and nostrils of the mask.”
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words that evoke magic, mystery, mayhem, magnificence or anything else that glimmers in the grass
Tales of the Dying Earth is a 2002 anthology volume featuring four novels by Jack Vance: The Dying Earth, The Eyes of the Overworld, Cugel's Saga and Rhialto the Marvellous.
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