name or give in order the letters of a word
have as a consequence
a condition caused by magical power
the magic words producing this condition
an unbroken period of time, especially taken up with the stated activity, events, etc.
"it's my go"
"a spell of work"
"he was here for a little while"
"I need to rest for a piece"
"a spell of good weather"
"a patch of bad weather"
"he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"
"inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"
"How do you spell this word?"
"We had to spell out our names for the police officer"
"I'm afraid this spells trouble!"
"He spelled the word wrong in this letter"
"She spelled her husband at the wheel"
"the workers spell every four hours"
She was sure someone had put a makutu spell on her and the evil spirit was eating her life away.
出自： R. Finlayson
Had recently done spells of hard labour for simply being in possession of seditious literature.
出自： D. Lessing
His first spell of duty began at half past one.
出自： G. Sayer
He was spelling the paper, with the help of his lips.
'Here,' Oliver said, reaching. 'Let me spell you.'
出自： W. Stegner