magic carpet

[magic carpet] {n.} 1. A rug said to be able to transport a personthrough the air to any place he wishes.

The caliph of Baghdad flewon his magic carpet to Arabia.

2. Any form of transportation that iscomfortable and easy enough to seem magical.

Flying the Concordfrom Dallas to London seemed like boarding the magic carpet.

Mr.Smith's new car drove so smoothly it seemed like a magic carpet.