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Definitions of "Rolling calf"


1. Rolling calf


English Translation

Haunting spirit


Definition

A ghost that appears as a bull and haunts communities


Example Sentences

Patois: Di rolling calf spook di whole village.
English: The haunting spirit spooked the whole village.


Related Words

Obeah , Tie , Obeah man , Balm yard ,



posted by anonymous on May 14, 2024


2. Rolling calf (Noun)


Definition

A ghost that appears as a red eyed bull that hauls heavy chains behind it and haunts the earth at night


Example Sentences

Patois: When mi did a pickney, one night mi hear some heavy chain deh lick dung behind mi and when mi look round mi si waah rolling calf. Mi run roun di yard fi two hour deh scream. .
English: When I was a child, one night I heard some heavy chains falling down behind me and when I look around I saw a rolling calf. I ran around the yard for two hours screaming


Related Words

Obeah , Tie , Obeah man , Balm yard ,



posted by anonymous on April 19, 2014



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