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synonyms for phylactery

  • amulet
  • charm
  • reminder
  • talisman
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How to use phylactery in a sentence

The Count says that more likely the engraver added the Swastika to these in the character of a talisman or phylactery.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
Another 'phylactery' consisted of a tiny bag of hoddentin, holding a small quartz crystal and four feathers of eagle-down.
THE MYTHS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANSLEWIS SPENCE
This phylactery, itself "medicine," may be employed to enwrap other "medicine" and thus augment its own potentiality.
THE MEDICINE-MEN OF THE APACHE. (1892 N 09 / 1887-1888 (PAGES 443-604))JOHN G. BOURKE
The first phylactery which it was my good fortune to be allowed to examine was one worn by Ta-ul-tzu-je, of the Kaytzentin gens.
THE MEDICINE-MEN OF THE APACHE. (1892 N 09 / 1887-1888 (PAGES 443-604))JOHN G. BOURKE
I do not know how Kirstie became convinced that, whoever or whatever the enemy might be, Mr. Johnstone was the phylactery.
TWO SIDES OF THE FACEARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
If Peter Faneuil made not broad his phylactery, he made broad that mantle of charity, which covereth a multitude of sins.
DEALINGS WITH THE DEADA SEXTON OF THE OLD SCHOOL
Philemo once asked Rabbi (the Holy), "If a man has two heads, on which is he to put the phylactery?"
HEBRAIC LITERATURE; TRANSLATIONS FROM THE TALMUD, MIDRASHIM AND KABBALAVARIOUS
There is no phylactery against the poor opinion of one's grandchildren.
THE BOOK OF THIS AND THATROBERT LYND
"Entertainment for Pilgrims" ought to be bound round it as a sort of phylactery.
HERIOT'S CHOICEROSA NOUCHETTE CAREY
Herein he has sense enough to know that only in kabrit (sulphur) is the phylactery which destroys the phylloxera.
THE BOOK OF KHALIDAMEEN RIHANI
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WORDS RELATED TO PHYLACTERY

  • amulet
  • fetish
  • good-luck piece
  • juju
  • lucky piece
  • madstone
  • mascot
  • phylactery
  • rabbit's foot
  • trinket
  • zemi
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