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- n. Small mischevious spirit man with poltergeist tendencies.
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They believe witches can create and control zombies, and fear a malicious spirit known as the tokoloshe -- reputed to be sexually insatiable and often taking the form of a hairy dwarf.
Delivering most of his speech in Afrikaans, Mandela told when he was in prison he spoke Afrikaans like a "tokoloshe".
Among the scary monsters that go bump in the night on the farm is the mythical tokoloshe.
Isangoma, I don't think your Proud One has much authority over these tokoloshe.
When man think bad thought or woman do bad thing, there is another tokoloshe.
The ad lists six other key safety concerns for foreign tourists ahead of the World Cup: sunburn, dehydration induced by cheap beer, the tokoloshe, the Parktown Prawn, the end of the world off Cape Point, and the city-dwelling Big Five.
It's my own personal tokoloshe come home to haunt me.
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