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Noun spell has 4 senses
- enchantment, spell, trance - a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
--1 is a kind of psychological state, mental state
--1 has particulars: possession; fascination, captivation
- go, spell, tour, turn - a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work"
--2 is a kind of shift, work shift, duty period
- while, piece, spell, patch - a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather"
--3 is a kind of time
--3 has particulars: cold spell, cold snap; hot spell; snap
- spell, magic spell, charm - a verbal formula believed to have magical force; "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"
--4 is a kind of speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, language, voice communication, oral communication
--4 has particulars: