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Definition of obeah

Obeah O*be"ah n. Same as Obi. -- a. Of or pertaining to obi; as, the obeah man. --B. Edwards.
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

- obeah (sometimes spelled obi, obea or obia is a term used in the west indies to refer to folk magic , sorcery , and religious practices
- obeah (1965-1993) was an american thoroughbred racehorse for whom the obeah stakes at delaware park racetrack is named. bred in
- the obeah stakes is an american thoroughbred horse race run annually in mid june at delaware park racetrack in stanton, delaware .
- 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
- voodoo and obeahs is a book by joseph j. williams published in 1932. williams later wrote a companion book, psychic phenomena of jamaica
- shaman. file:witsen's shaman. jpg , the earliest known depiction of a siberian shaman, produced by the dutch explorer nicolaes witsen , who
- obia (folklore), also spelt obeah, a monster in west african folklore. obeah , an indigenous group of african storytellers that survive in
- an obia or obeah is a monster in west africa n folklore . it is described as being a m****ive animal that witches send into villages to
- launched exuma - a 7-person group that toured and recorded albums, starting with exuma: the obeah man in 1970 and ending with rude boy in 1986.
- conjure, witchcraft , or rootwork older sources from the 18th and 19th century sometimes use the word obeah to describe equivalent folk practices