Definition of Obeah. Meaning of Obeah. Synonyms of Obeah

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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

- Obeah (sometimes spelled Obi, Obeya, or Obia) is a system of spiritual healing and justice-making practices developed among enslaved West Africans in...
- Obeah! is a 1935 American horror film directed by F. Herrick Herrick and starring Jean Brooks and Phillips Lord. In the United Kingdom, the film was released...
- An obia or obeah is a monster in West African folklore. It is described as being a m****ive animal that witches send into villages to kidnap young girls...
- 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 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...
- The Obeah Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually in mid June at Delaware Park Racetrack in Stanton, Delaware. Formerly a Grade III...
- lyrics were deeply immersed in the West African and Bahamian tradition of Obeah, a system of spiritual and healing practices developed among enslaved West...
- Voodoos and Obeahs is a book by Joseph J. Williams published in 1932. Williams later wrote a companion book, Psychic Phenomena of Jamaica. The book examines...
- African-based folk magic (obeah) is practised by some Bahamians, mainly in the Family Islands (out-islands) of The Bahamas. The practice of obeah is illegal in The...
- incorporates ritualistic magic, spiritual possession and dancing. Unlike Obeah, its practices focus more on the connection of spirits with humans. Over...
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