from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To practise the arts of a peaiman upon; treat with the peaiman's magic.
- n. Same as peaiman.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
They also include 4 words for a ` medicine man, shaman, witch doctor, 'or call him what you will: bocor (Haitian Creole), chairman (Mom), machi (Araucanian), and peai (Galibi).
The foUowing detached literary notes from the peai of the same ihgcnious Writer are worth preserving.