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  • n. A carpet capable either of magical flight, or instantaneous transport from one place to another, used as a means of travel.


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  • A magic carpet, also called a flying carpet, is a legendary carpet that can be used to transport persons who are on it instantaneously or quickly to their destination.


    For a good tale of a magic carpet try, The Phoenix and the Carpet a fantasy novel for children, written in 1904 by E. Nesbit.

    January 26, 2008