obeah obeah

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (West Indies) followers of a religious system involving witchcraft and sorcery
  2. (n) a religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery; practiced in parts of the West Indies and tropical Americas

Synonym(s)

obi

Usage(s):

  • In one scene, a group of pallbearers carries a coffin from door to door so that the obeah, or medicine man, can ask if someone in the house was involved in the death.

News

  • Delaware Park: Bryan's Jewel back on short rest off sharp score

    Clearly, trainer Mac Robertson doesn’t fear doing things in an unconventional way. Just one week after watching his 5-year-old mare Bryan’s Jewel match her career-best Beyer Speed Figure of 91 by scoring an easy victory in the off-the-turf John Rooney Memorial Stakes, Robertson is giving serious consideration to bringing her right back in Saturday’s Grade 3, $100,000 Obeah Stakes at Delaware Park.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

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