What does the word spell mean?

Usage examples for spell

  1. The spell was fully broken now. – Mistress Margery by Emily Sarah Holt
  2. " Now, George," exclaimed the doctor, " we'll go back to the office for a spell, and then I'll take you home with me to luncheon." – The House Behind the Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt
  3. You felt her spell, just as we all do, and wanted to do something for her. – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward