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- n. Dated form of fetish.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A material object supposed among certain African tribes to represent in such a way, or to be so connected with, a supernatural being, that the possession of it gives to the possessor power to control that being.
- Any object to which one is excessively devoted.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. excessive or irrational devotion to some activity
- n. a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers
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