Aladdin's lamp


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Aladdin’s lamp

when rubbed, genie appears to do possessor’s bidding. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights, “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp”]
See: Fantasy

Aladdin’s lamp

when rubbed, genie appears, grants possessor’s wishes. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]
See: Magic
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Entry forms can be collected from the theatre or the lottery kiosk in the Guildhall Shopping Centre and once filled should be posted in Aladdin's lamp box.
This deprivation is apt to be comparatively bad, but not nearly as bad as the deprivation involved in not finding Aladdin's lamp.
But unfortunately both of these require a long time, and we have no Aladdin's lamp with us to bring about changes in our society overnight.
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He will be swapping Aladdin's lamp for a globe when he and fellow members of the cast come to the Eagles Meadow shopping centre in Wrexham, at 10am next Monday.
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Mark Johnston sent out his fifth juvenile winner in the last seven days when Aladdin's Lamp made a winning all-weather debut in the 7f nursery.
GIVEN the chance to rub a workplace Aladdin's Lamp, what would most directors wish for?
But some eerie events involving an Aladdin's lamp at a Midland theatre left staff scratching their heads in astonishment, Ever since the Royal Spa Centre, in Leamington Spa, hung a giant oil lamp on the side of its building, the wishes of three members of staff have come true.
Meanwhile, the ladies who run the shop grow curious when they discover an Aladdin's lamp among donations.
As historian Francis Kimball said, "The Erie Canal rubbed Aladdin's Lamp.