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Definition of OBI

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Obi \O"bi\, n. [Prob. of African origin.]
     1. A species of sorcery, probably of African origin, practiced among the negroes of the West Indies. [Written also {obe} and {obeah}.] --De Quincey. --B. Edwards. [1913 Webster]

     2. A charm or fetich. [West Indies] --B. Edwards. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Obi \O"bi\ ([=o]"b[-e]), n. [Jap.]
     A sash, esp. the long belt-like broad sash of soft material worn by women aound the waist when wearing a traditional kimono, and usually having a large bow at the back. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

           Over this is bound the large sash (obi) which is the chief article of feminine adornment.     --B. H. Chamberlain. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

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