Its spells were hidden to him, until he placed it around his neck.
Their action was assisted by spells, for general use in the preparation or application, or for special diseases.
The mantras or sayings composing the Samhita of the Atharva Veda differ from those of the other Vedas by being in the form of spells rather than prayers or hymns, and seem to indicate a stage of religion lower than that of the Rig Veda.
She recognizes instantly a person whom she has once met, and spells the name.
He'd forced her to stay awake through it all despite her fainting spells, tearing open her veins and feeding until she was too weak to fight him.