Obereg

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Obereg

 

the Russian term for an object that, according to superstition, has the magical ability to protect its owner from various misfortunes (see alsoAMULET; APOTROPAIC OBJECTS).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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