genie

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(Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals

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Well," I says, "s'pose we got some genies to help US -- can't we lick the other crowd then?
Why, they rub an old tin lamp or an iron ring, and then the genies come tearing in, with the thunder and lightning a-ripping around and the smoke a-rolling, and everything they're told to do they up and do it.
I got an old tin lamp and an iron ring, and went out in the woods and rubbed and rubbed till I sweat like an Injun, calculating to build a palace and sell it; but it warn't no use, none of the genies come.
Then Maimoune turning to the genie said: "Well, are you satisfied that my prince surpasses your princess?
Fledgeby has devoted the interval to taking an observation of Boots's whiskers, Brewer's whiskers, and Lammle's whiskers, and considering which pattern of whisker he would prefer to produce out of himself by friction, if the Genie of the cheek would only answer to his rubbing.
The Marchioness is a Genie, and having had a wager with another Genie about who is the handsomest young man alive, and the worthiest to be the husband of the Princess of China, has brought me away, room and all, to compare us together.
My American Cousin wins the Best Picture and Nelvana's The Care Bears Movie wins the Golden Reel Award at the Genies.
The genie said, "I'm sorry, three-wish genies are a storybook myth.
It's the mover and shaker behind the Genies, the television Geminis and the Quebec television award, Prix Gemeaux (first presented in 1986).
Similar to the other Game Genies for the Nintendo Entertainment System(R), the Super Nintendo(R) System and the Sega(TM) Genesis(TM)(A) system, the new Game Boy Game Genie lets players change and customize the play of their favorite games for more power, more speed, infinite lives or even the ability to jump to any level of the game.
As the industry evolved and matured since the mid-1980s, the Genies now share the Canadian movie spotlight with a variety of worldwide events.
Initially, the Genies were voted on by Academy members, much like the US system for the Oscars, but this only led to further embarrassment when, in the first year, such "Americanized" features as The Changeling, Meatballs and Murder By Degree walked away with all the major awards.
Poof, went the genies, and the nasty ogres went away or got their just desserts.
While DALSA's Genies are extremely performance efficient and robust cameras, their real power is leveraged when combined with DALSA's Sapera Essential software making set-up and acquisition as close to plug-and-play as you can get.
Game Genies currently are available of the Nintendo Entertainment System (R) (NES(R)), Super NES (TM), as well as the Sega (TM) Genesis (TM) system.