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phylactery

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something worn or kept to bring good luck or keep away evil
  • he wore a small phylactery on a cord around his neck

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The first known use of phylactery was in the 14th century

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“Phylactery.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/phylactery. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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