Definition of Obeism

1. obeahism [n -S] - See also: obeahism



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obeism

obedient
obedient plant
obediential
obedientiary
obediently
obedt
obeisance
obeisances
obeisancies
obeisancy
obeisant
obeisantly
obeisaunce
obeisaunces
obeisaunt
obeism (current term)
obeisms
obeli
obelia
obeliac
obeliad
obelias
obelin
obelion
obelions
obelisc
obeliscal
obelise
obelised
obelises

Literary usage of Obeism

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1852)
"obeism. — In the Medical Times of 80th Sept. there is a case of a woman who fancied herself under its influence, in which the name (in a note) is derived ..."

2. Choice Notes from "Notes and Queries": Folk Lore (1859)
"It seems, however, hardly likely that obeism should now be "rapidly gaining ground ... The conclusion, then, would rather be, that obeism is on tie decline; ..."

3. The American Bibliopolist (1869)
"It seems, however, hardly likely that obeism should now be " rapidly gaining ground ... The conclusion, then, would rather be, that obeism is on the decline ..."

4. Jamaica: Its Past and Present State by Phillippo, James Mursell (1843)
"It was understood to counteract the effect of obeism, but was often much more demoralizing and fatal in its results. The master of the ceremonies, ..."

5. The Rising Son: Or, The Antecedents and Advancement of the Colored Race by William Wells Brown (1874)
"All of the Negro physicians of the olden times professed to have the gift of obeism, and were feared far more than they were loved. ..."

6. The Philosophy of Common Sense by Frederic Harrison (1907)
"It may be in a bad form — Moloch-worship; obeism; the devotion to Tribe, City, Church, Sect, or Prophet. But the passionate submission of self to some ..."

7. The Philosophy of Common Sense by Frederic Harrison (1907)
"It may be in a bad form — Moloch-worship; obeism; the devotion to Tribe, City, Church, Sect, or Prophet. But the passionate submission of self to some ..."

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