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root doctor

[cf. ROOT 2 and possible influence of BUSH-DOCTOR obeah man (via BUSH 1. forest) in Gul. wood-doctor and root-doctor idem (Parsons 1923:212)] n. an herbalist or obeah man: 1966 (Crowley 17). (Black)

Tags: bush medicine, noun, Obeah

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Last update: 2011-11-02 22:21
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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