a magic carpet

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
References in classic literature ?
Dorothy knew at once it was a magic carpet she beheld, and her heart beat high with hope and joy as she realized she was soon to be rescued and allowed to greet her dearly beloved friends of Oz--the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion.
Carla Angus, performance and events development coordinator at the museum, said: "Magic is such a broad subject that we've a variety of things to keep everyone happy - a Harry Potter activity table, a magic carpet reading corner, costumes, artefacts and the replica of the electric chair that anyone can sit on."
Mena Massoud is all set to take a magic carpet ride in a custom Francis Libiran bomber jacket as he appears on The Ellen...
Thrussell explained:"A magic carpet has many connotations to childhood stories.
Throw in a magic carpet, a mystical Spirit of the Ring, the Emperor of China, a beautiful princess and a couple of inept policemen, and there you have all the ingredients for a fantastic tale, great entertainment, packed with songs, slapstick, silliness and audience participation for the whole family.
He said that the floral artists are using 19 different flowers to create a magic carpet of art, beauty and colours.
The floral artists are using 19 different flowers to create a magic carpet of art, beauty and colours," he said as the festival was opened this week.
The audience enjoyed lots of laughter and exotic costumes with the magic of the performance including magic lamps, magic rings and a magic carpet, which thrilled the children and adults alike.
Overcoming her own rough upbringing and the harshness of life, she states how she took control of her life and turned it into the freedom of a magic carpet ride.
Billed as the most mystical pantomime of all, Aladdin has been flying high on a magic carpet at the Empire this Christmas.
At the heart of this generalized confusion, Abdessemed makes a case for the value of smiling and dreaming, like the woman (reduced to her veiled silhouette) in The Sorrows of My Mother, whose prayer rug is transformed into a magic carpet.
Simply answer the following question: Who famously rode a magic carpet?