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Obeah trap

[cf. OBEAH witchcraft] n. a magic charm said to protect property by causing intruders to come to harm: 1936 I out in d' yard Tursday tyin' wutz obeah trap t' muh dilly tree (Dupuch 29). = GUARD (Black)

Tags: noun, Obeah

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Last update: 2012-10-21 19:54
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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