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Definition of obeah

Obeah
Obeah O*be"ah n. Same as Obi. -- a. Of or pertaining to obi; as, the obeah man. --B. Edwards.
obeah
Obi O"bi, n. [Prob. of African origin.] 1. A species of sorcery, probably of African origin, practiced among the negroes of the West Indies. [Written also obe and obeah.] --De Quincey. --B. Edwards.

Meaning of obeah from wikipedia

- racehorse, see obeah (horse). for obeah within the context of thelema, see obeah and wanga. for the west african monster, see obia (folklore). obeah (sometimes
- the terms obeah and wanga are african diasporic words that occur in the book of the law (the sacred text of thelema, written by english author and occultist
- obeah (1965-1993) was an american thoroughbred racehorse for whom the obeah stakes at delaware park racetrack is named. bred in kentucky by bertram n
- the obeah stakes is an american thoroughbred horse race run annually in mid june at delaware park racetrack in stanton, delaware. a grade iii event open
- voodoo and obeahs is a book by joseph j. williams published in 1932. williams later wrote a companion book, psychic phenomena of jamaica. the book examinies
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- and haitians, particularly those living in the family islands, practice obeah, a form of african shamanism. a small but stable number of citizens identify
- for their families, particularly in working-cl**** families. in religion, obeah women parti****te as religious leaders in folk religion. guyanese women