What is charm?

  • (verb): Induce into action by using one's charm.
    Synonyms: influence, tempt
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on charm, charms:

Anglo-Saxon Metrical Charms
... Anglo-Saxon, or Old English, metrical charms were generally written to magically heal or fix a situation, disease, etc ... Usually, these charms give instructions involving some sort of physical action, including making a medical potion, repeating a certain set of words, or writing a specific set of words on an object ... These Anglo-Saxon charms tell a great deal about medieval medical theory and practice ...
San Diego Art Institute - Museum of The Living Artist - The House of Charm
... The House of Charm was called the Indian Arts Building when it was originally created for the first exposition ... It acquired its current name, the House of Charm, during the second exposition ... exposition buildings within the Park, the House of Charm was taken over by the military during WWII ...
Charm, Ohio
... Charm is an unincorporated community in northwestern Clark Township, Holmes County, Ohio, United States ...
Septimus Heap (character) - Character Speciality - Magical Power
... When Marcia gives him a charm to be invisible in Magyk, he was the first to disappear without even uttering the charm ... He was the first one to discover the complete Flyte charm in many years and is able to fly successfully ...
Charm School 3
... Charm School with Ricki Lake is the third season of the VH1 reality television series Charm School ... Ricki Lake is the headmistress of the Charm School, and is assisted by deans Alani "La La" Vazquez and Stryker ... Ebony Jones (Risky) was ultimately named Charm School Queen and was awarded the $100,000 ...

More definitions of "charm":

  • (noun): Attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates.
    Synonyms: appeal, appealingness
  • (verb): Control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft.
    Synonyms: becharm
  • (verb): Protect through supernatural powers or charms.
  • (noun): A verbal formula believed to have magical force.
    Example: "Inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"
    Synonyms: spell, magic spell

Famous quotes containing the word charm:

    Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
    Victor Hugo (1802–1885)

    What is there in Rome for me to see that others have not seen before me? What is there for me to touch that others have not touched? What is there for me to feel, to learn, to hear, to know, that shall thrill me before it pass to others? What can I discover?—Nothing. Nothing whatsoever. One charm of travel dies here.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    All the charm of all the Muses
    often flowering in a lonely word;
    Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)