[oh-bee-uh] /ˈoʊ bi ə/
a form of belief involving sorcery, practiced in parts of the West Indies, South America, the southern U.S., and Africa.
a fetish or charm used in practicing obeah.
another word for obi2
“sorcery, witchcraft” among blacks in Africa and the W.Indies, 1760, from a West African word, e.g. Efik (southern Nigeria) ubio “a thing or mixture left as a charm to cause sickness or death,” Twi ebayifo “witch, wizard, sorcerer.”
- O beautiful for spacious skies
The first line of the patriotic song “America the Beautiful.”
[oh-bee-chee] /oʊˈbi tʃi/ noun 1. a tropical African tree, Triplochiton scleroxylon. 2. the hard, white to pale-yellow wood of this tree, used for making furniture.
serving; worshipping. (1.) A son of Boaz and Ruth (Ruth 4:21, 22), and the grandfather of David (Matt. 1:5). (2.) 1 Chr. 2:34-38. (3.) 1 Chr. 26:7. (4.) 2 Chr. 23:1.
servant of Edom. (1.) “The Gittite” (probably so called because he was a native of Gath-rimmon), a Levite of the family of the Korhites (1 Chr. 26:1, 4-8), to whom was specially intrusted the custody of the ark (1 Chr. 15:18). When David was bringing up the ark “from the house of Abinadab, that was […]