from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The deity, divinity, or god of the Ophites, otherwise known as the god Abraxas.
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He had never especially cared for this particular manifestation of Sa, and had never met a follower of Odava who would admit that the serpent-deity was but another facet of Sa's jewel face.
It is a curious coincidence, that as the Witch of Endor is called "Oub," and the African sorceress "Obi," from the serpent-deity _Oub_, so the old