Definition of Fetishes

1. Noun. (plural of fetish) ¹



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Definition of Fetishes

1. fetish [n] - See also: fetish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fetishes

fetid bugbane
fetid horehound
fetider
fetidest
fetidities
fetidity
fetidly
fetidness
fetidnesses
fetids
fetii
feting
fetiparous
fetisely
fetish
fetishes (current term)
fetishisation
fetishisations
fetishise
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fetishises
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fetishism
fetishisms
fetishist
fetishistic
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fetishists
fetishizable
fetishization

Literary usage of Fetishes

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"These charms may be material, ie fetishes; vocal, eg utterances of cabbalistic ... The African believes largely in preventive measures, and his fetishes are ..."

2. Psychoanalysis and Love by André Tridon (1922)
"Most Common fetishes. Women's hair, throat, neck, shoulders, arms and breasts seem fc> be the most frequently mentioned fetishes. ..."

3. Pioneering on the Congo by William Holman Bentley (1900)
"Fetish from old Roman Catholic times. hideous, and often most indecent, are but vehicles of fetishes Charm-powder is somewhere secreted in them. ..."

4. Cross River Natives: Being Some Notes on the Primitive Pagans of Obubura by Charles Partridge (1905)
"... in England—Ceremony to expel disease—Crocodile " scarecrow "—Smallpox charm—Sacrifice to cure fever—The wizard at work. RELIGION, fetishes, ETC. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"So the Indians were constantly experimenting with fetishes ; and those which ... This fate happened to tribal as well as personal fetishes ; for one of the ..."

6. Natural History of Man: Being an Account of the Manners and Customs of the by John George Wood (1874)
"It is a hollow in an enormous rock, having fetishes, MALE AND FEMALE. at the end a smaller and interior cavern in which the demon resides. ..."

7. West-African Sketches: Compiled from the Reports of Sir G.R. Collier, Sir by G. R. Collier, Charles MacCarthy (1824)
"The fetishes of the common people consist of a particular stone, or piece of wood, or some other inanimate substance, which they keep concealed in their ..."

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