General - An object which gives protection, strength or magic powers to its owner. Some say that a talisman made under the influence of a particular planet will communicate that influence to the wearer. In African lore, such an object may sometimes be active, attacking the owner's enemies. Muslims may carry a talisman, in the form of words from the Koran written on a scrap of paper, as protection from illness. Also identified as talisman, amulet, amulet, charm, telesm or telesm.

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