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1. Salt


English Translation

Protection


Definition

Salt, used in rituals for protection against evil


Example Sentences

Patois: Throw salt over yuh shoulder fi keep 'way bad spirits.
English: Throw salt over your shoulder to keep away bad spirits.


Related Words

Obeah , Tie , Obeah man , Balm yard ,



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2. Salt


English Translation

bad lucky


Definition

Slang term for bad luck


Example Sentences

(patois) Wah mek yu suh salt todeh?
(english) Why are you so bad lucky today?


Related Words

All fruits ripe , Babylon , Bad like yaz , Bashy ,



posted by anonymous on April 25, 2013


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