Open, Sesame!

Open, Sesame!

formula that opens the door to the robber’s cave. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]
See: Magic

Open, Sesame!

formula that opened the door to the robbers’ cave. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]
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Ali Baba is a poor woodcutter who secretly watches as 40 thieves hide their booty in a cave, the door to which can be opened only by the verbal command of "Open, Sesame!" He later uses this magic phrase, steals riches from the cave, and lives a prosperous life.