Cantrap
Cantrap Can"trap, Cantrip Can"trip, n. [Cf. Icel. gandar, ODan. & OSw. gan, witchcraft, and E. trap a snare, tramp.] A charm; an incantation; a shell; a trick; adroit mischief. [Written also {cantraip}.] [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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  • cantrap — can·trap …   English syllables

  • cantrap — noun see cantrip …   Useful english dictionary

  • cantraip — Cantrap Can trap, Cantrip Can trip, n. [Cf. Icel. gandar, ODan. & OSw. gan, witchcraft, and E. trap a snare, tramp.] A charm; an incantation; a shell; a trick; adroit mischief. [Written also {cantraip}.] [Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cantrip — Cantrap Can trap, Cantrip Can trip, n. [Cf. Icel. gandar, ODan. & OSw. gan, witchcraft, and E. trap a snare, tramp.] A charm; an incantation; a shell; a trick; adroit mischief. [Written also {cantraip}.] [Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spell — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Spell >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 spell spell charm incantation exorcism weird cabala exsufflation| cantrap runes abracadabra open sesame countercharm Ephesian letters bell book a …   English dictionary for students

  • cantrip — /ˈkæntrɪp/ (say kantrip) noun 1. Originally Scottish a spell, as cast by a witch. 2. a piece of mischief. Also, cantrap. {? Gaelic canntaireachd} …   Australian English dictionary

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