A magical formula, sung or recited to bring about a supposedly
beneficial result as part of a spell, or to confer magical efficacy
on an amulet. In popular usage the same word is employed
to designate the incantation and the object that is
A Gypsy Queen. Zingara Fortune Teller. Philadelphia David
Lippman, Deborah, and Paul Colin. How to Make Amulets,
Charms, & Talismans. New York M. Evans, 1974.
Sepharial [Walter Gorn Old]. The Book of Charms and Talismans.
New York Arc Books, 1969.