What does the word magic mean?

Usage examples for magic

  1. As if by magic, the clearing sprang into life. – The Gun-Brand by James B. Hendryx
  2. But when he passed through the courtyard gate into the park, all these thoughts vanished, and the magic of the silent night took complete possession of his senses. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  3. Each one a tiny star, And each a perfect gem; What magic in the art That thus has fashioned them. – Love-or-Fame-and-Other-Poems by Sherrick, Fannie Isabel