Pronunciation of Obeah
/ˈə͡ʊbə/, /ˈəʊbə/, /ˈəʊ_b_ə/
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- Nevertheless, it is a fact beyond doubt that among the negroes both of the West Indies and the United States there is a widespread belief in the powers of the Obeah man. - "Bat Wing", Sax Rohmer.
- Holding, as they did, in great dread all fetish, or obeah, practices; usually someone amongst them, more cunning than the rest, professed an acquaintance with the supposed diabolical ritual; and gained influence with, and extorted money from, his more timid comrades. - "The History of the First West India Regiment", A. B. Ellis.
- Thus, may I ask, are we not fascinated by the ghost story because, no matter what may be the scientific or skeptical bent of our minds, in our inmost souls, secretly perhaps, we are as full of superstition as an obeah man- only we don't let it loose? - "The Best Ghost Stories", Various.