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  • n. a magical powder that would give the power of flight to whoever it was sprinkled on
  • n. any apparently magical ingredient or effect

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From Peter Pan (Wiktionary)

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  • Fairy Dust, also seen as faery dust or pixie dust is the trail of sparkling material that often follows mythical creatures such as pixies and fairies in general when they are visually represented. Sometimes, this trail is interpreted as being a tangible substance, often imbued with magic powers.
    _Wikipedia

    January 25, 2008