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[OED, to thwart] v.t. to harm by casting spell: 1976 His wife threatens to "cross" the baby and so either stop its birth or cause the baby to become deformed (McCartney 155). cf. CARRY DOWN, DO, FIX

Tags: Obeah, verb

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Last update: 2012-01-17 00:45
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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