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magic carpet

A carpet capable of propelling itself through the air, usually as people ride on it. Typically featured in fantasy stories and fairy tales. My kids love hearing fantastical stories that are full of monsters, spells, and magic carpet rides.
See also: carpet, magic

a magic carpet

a means of sudden and effortless travel.
In fairy tales, a magic carpet is able to transport a person sitting on it to any place they desire.
See also: carpet, magic
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