amulet definition

  • noun:
    • An object worn, specially all over throat, as a charm against wicked or injury.
    • a type of protective allure or decoration, frequently bearing magical signs, used for security against sick will, bad impacts, bad spirits &/or the supernatural.
    • An ornament, treasure, or scroll, or a package containing a relic, etc., worn as a charm or preservative against evils or mischief, such as for instance conditions and witchcraft, and generally inscribed with mystic kinds or characters. [Also utilized figuratively.]
    • Some item superstitiously worn as a fix for or preservative against condition, misfortune, accidents, witchcraft, etc.
    • a trinket or piece of jewelry often hung towards throat and considered to be a magical defense against evil or infection

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