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talisman

noun

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something worn or kept to bring good luck or keep away evil
  • a pendant of white nephrite jade is often worn by Indians as a talisman to ward off heart disease

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The first known use of talisman was in 1638

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“Talisman.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/talisman. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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