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  • n. Plural form of periapt.

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Examples

  • It is apodeictic that the caliginosity of the agrestic embrangle periapts with mansuetude.

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  • Spells, periapts, and charms, are of his device—choice arrows out of Apollyon’s quiver.

    Chapter V

  • Of all people who ever lived, the Persians wore perhaps most remarkable for their unshaken credulity in amulets, spells, periapts, and similar charms, framed, it was said, under the influence of particular planets, and bestowing high medical powers, as well as the means of advancing men's fortunes in various manners.

    The Talisman

  • ` ` Thy daughter worketh the cures, I doubt not, '' thus he went on to address the Jew, ` ` by words and sighs, and periapts, and other cabalistical mysteries. ''

    Ivanhoe

  • Where be your periapts, and your abracadabras man? your Mayfern, your vervain,

    The Antiquary

  • Spells, periapts, and charms are of his device -- choice arrows out of Apollyon's quiver. '

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Complete

  • Spells, periapts, and charms are of his device -- choice arrows out of

    Guy Mannering — Complete

  • Where be your periapts, and your abracadabras man? your

    The Antiquary — Volume 02

  • Of all people who ever lived, the Persians were perhaps most remarkable for their unshaken credulity in amulets, spells, periapts, and similar charms, framed, it was said, under the influence of particular planets, and bestowing high medical powers, as well as the means of advancing men’s fortunes in various manners.

    The Talisman

  • “Thou, the wisest of those who yet pretend to Grecian wisdom, the most powerful of those who still assert the skill by words, signs, names, periapts, and spells, to exceed the sphere to which thy faculties belong, hast been foiled in thy trade of persuasion, like an infant worsted in debate with its domestic tutor?

    Count Robert of Paris

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