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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, Obeah, or Obia) is a term used by the Igbo tribe in Nigeria, and also in the West Indies to refer to sorcery, and religious...
- 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...
- 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 examinies...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- or OBIA may refer to: Obia (folklore), also spelt obeah, a monster in West African folklore Obeah, an indigenous group of African storytellers that survive...
- seven-person group that toured and recorded albums, starting with Exuma: The Obeah Man in 1970 and ending with Rude Boy in 1986. His songs invoke influences...
- belief and practice of the traditional religion of the Igbo people, named Obeah Okoye was born in Nigeria, specifically in Imo State, an eastern state...