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.
A GENIE, a magic carpet, spells and happily ever afters.
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.
He said that the floral artists are using 19 different flowers to create a magic carpet of art, beauty and colours.
Slapstick scenes in Widow Twankey's laundry and a flight on a magic carpet with Axminster Airlines, had the crowd laughing before the hall rocked to a Queen medley.
Billed as the most mystical pantomime of all, Aladdin has been flying high on a magic carpet at the Empire this Christmas.
Known for his energetically experimental treatment of materials (ARs January 1998, July 1999 and November 1999), Thomas Heatherwick's latest project brings a magic carpet to the centre of Newcastle, enlivening and animating a desolate public realm.
It's a MAGIC carpet that gets them out of all sorts of fixes in this adaptation of the classic E.
Work that conveys exactly what it's like when it seems as though the dream of the frontier is in sight, it's merely a matter of getting there, whether you have to ride a whirlwind in the night like Dorothy, off to Oz, or a magic carpet.
But flying a magic carpet isn't as easy as it looks
Heavenly near Lake Tahoe: A Magic Carpet, a stairless escalator, has been installed in the children's ski area, said spokeswoman Jeannie Taylor.
In the game, girls take a magic carpet ride with BARBIE Genie and journey through five mystical lands in search of the missing genie lamps.
Pupils with special needs got the chance to fly on a magic carpet and be treated like Hollywood stars.