Per"i*apt (?), n. [Gr. , fr. hung about, to hang about; about + to tie: cf. F. p'eriapte.]

A charm worn as a protection against disease or mischief; an amulet.

Coleridge.

Now help, ye charming spells and periapts. Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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