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Meaning of PERIAPT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per"i*apt\, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? hung about, ? to hang
about; ? about + ? to tie: cf. F. p['e]riapte.]
A charm worn as a protection against disease or mischief; an
amulet. --Coleridge.

      Now help, ye charming spells and periapts. --Shak.

 

 

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