Origin of amuletFrench amulette from Classical Latin amuletum
The definition of an amulet is something that is worn or kept, typically as a necklace, to magically keep bad things away from you or to bring good things to you.
A rabbit’s foot is an example of an amulet.
an object worn on the body because it is believed to have magical power to protect against injury or evil; a charm; talisman
An object worn, especially around the neck, as a charm against evil or injury.
Origin of amuletLatin amulētum
stylized, palm-shaped amulet of the Middle East, used to protect against the evil eye
From Middle French amulette, from Latin amuletum
- If you take the amulet, no pain, guaranteed.
- The robed man tackled her, and the amulet went flying.
- She jerked the amulet off his neck, and the lighting flickered.
- An amulet of similar shape, as the symbol of the "name," was worn by men and women as a protection against the blotting out of the name after death.
- Punch him, grab the amulet, bargain for her freedom.