Examples from the Web for conjuration
In France the conjuration of field-mice bears a more distinctly religious stamp.
Several persons to be examined about their dealings in conjuration with an Italian friar.A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718|Wallace Notestein
Describe the meeting, the ceremonies of conjuration, the appearance of the spirit, the effect on the rival invokers.Anima Poet|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The use of the above-mentioned means of conjuration is unquestionably of very ancient date.
Morabec having thus instructed prince Zeyn, began his conjuration.The Arabian Nights, Volume III (of 4)|Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for conjuration
Word Origin and History for conjuration
late 14c., coniuracioun, "conspiracy" (now obsolete), also "a calling upon something supernatural," from Old French conjuracion "spell, incantation, formula used in exorcism," from Latin coniurationem (nominative coniuratio) "a swearing together, conspiracy," noun of action from coniurare (see conjure).