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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Obi \O"bi\, noun [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.

2. A charm or fetich. [West Indies] --B. Edwards.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

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

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: (West Indies) followers of a religious system involving witchcraft and sorcery [syn: {obeah}, {obi}]

2: a religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery; practiced in parts of the West Indies and tropical Americas [syn: {obeah}, {obi}]

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