noun, plural tal·is·mans.
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Origin of talisman
OTHER WORDS FROM talismantal·is·man·ic [tal-is-man-ik, -iz-], /ˌtæl ɪsˈmæn ɪk, -ɪz-/, tal·is·man·i·cal, adjectivetal·is·man·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for talisman
It doesn’t take long to figure out that the fastest way to maneuver is to shoot at talismans that float in the air, adding to the Hunter’s dash meter.
The “it” bag was born–a talisman of stylishness and a signifier of insider savvy.
She kept a copy of The Ambassadors as a talisman on her writing desk when she was working for seven years on her novel Trust.
Lucky ones might take home something that was touched by the artist; a talisman.
He immediately demanded of her the little bag with the talisman.
All recognised his devotedness in their cause, and his very name was a talisman for courage in every humble cabin around.St. Patrick's Eve|Charles James Lever
This night she drew forth her talisman, the photograph of the abbé, and tried to find some strength by considering it.Black Diamonds|Mr Jkai
You must wait until some one plots against you and the talisman will answer that question.The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton|Wardon Allan Curtis
Variety is the talisman by which she commands all hearts and gained her monarch's.Vivian Grey|Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli