A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ABRA

Mon, 29 Apr '24
Start of a magic spell
Tue, 12 Mar '24
Start of a spell
Sun, 20 Aug '23
Magic word
Wed, 5 Jul '23
Introduction to magic?
Tue, 28 Feb '23
Start of a spell
Sun, 28 Aug '22
Magic trick starter
Thu, 7 Jul '22
Opening in a magic act
Fri, 20 May '22
Pokémon that ultimately evolves into Alakazam