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==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Wonderbook: Book of Spells]]''
 
*''[[Wonderbook: Book of Spells]]''
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==Etymology==
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In popular culture, "Open Sesame" is a well-known nonsense incantation that allegedly can be used to open doors or passages. The phrase originates from the story "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves."<ref name="Wikipedia">{{wplink2|Open Sesame (phrase)|Wikipedia - Open Sesame}}</ref>
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
 
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Revision as of 00:51, November 14, 2012

Open Sesame
Incantation

Open Sesame
OH-pen SEH-sah-me

Type

Charm

Effect

Tears doors from their hinges and into firewood

"Even this was a substantial improvement over ‘Open Sesame!’, the previous most-popular spell which saw doors torn from their hinges and torn into firewood."
—The advantage of Portaberto over this.[src]

Open Sesame is a spell used to rip doors from their hinges and tear them to firewood. Before Portaberto and Alohomora, this was the most popular unlocking spell.[1]

Appearances

Etymology

In popular culture, "Open Sesame" is a well-known nonsense incantation that allegedly can be used to open doors or passages. The phrase originates from the story "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves."[2]

Notes and references

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