WOTD: Periapt

There is no immediate significance to me choosing the word. It was a completely random selection. Or maybe it was fate. Who can tell for sure?

periapt (n.) IPA Pronunciation: periapt
charm, amulet, talisman

Now help, ye charming spells and periapts
– Henry VI, Part 1 (V.iii)

Joan? That’s not a Shakespearean name. Of course the character is Joan La Pucelle. Perhaps you’ve heard of her? Yes you have! She’s more commonly referred to as Joan of Arc. AHHHH! Now you remember…