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Definitions of "Obeah"



1. Obeah


Definition

Witchcraft or spell usually casted on people to make them do the commands of others.


Example Sentences

Patois: Dem obeah dem nah work
English: Their witchcraft is not working


Related Words

Obeah , Tie , Obeah man , Balm yard ,


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posted by bissybwoy123 on December 2, 2015


2. Obeah (Noun)


English Translation

Spell


Definition

The witchcraft or black magic that is practice by some in Jamaica. Annie Palmer (The White Witch of Rose hall) was an infamous practitioner of this dark magic.


Example Sentences

(patois) She put Obeah pon yu
(english) She casted a spell on you


Related Words

Tie , Obeah man , Balm yard , Rolling calf ,


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posted by anonymous on April 25, 2013