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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of voodoo.

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Examples

  • That is one of the voodoos I have placed upon this land.

    The Green-Eyed Shwemyethna

  • The voodoos and medicine men and the devil - devil doctors were the fathers of metaphysics.

    Chapter XXXVII

  • In some cases there was a reasonable foundation for these fears, for in not a few instances has it been proven that some of the voodoos were skillful poisoners, and while the great mass of their professed art was a rank imposture, still they possessed enough of devilish skill to render them objects of wholesome dread.

    Life on the old plantation in ante-bellum days, or, A story based on facts,

  • The art was somewhat similar to that of the voodoos of the South, and the fakirs of India, and a real magician was looked up to and obeyed where a common medicine man would be ignored.

    On the Trail of Pontiac

  • The voodoos and medicine men and the devil-devil doctors were the fathers of metaphysics.

    John Barleycorn

  • Read the old hymns and see how devoutly thankful our pious ancestors _were every day_ at finding themselves alive in the morning, -- "Safely through another night," -- and fancy the nerve-strain of never knowing, when you lay down to sleep, whether some one of the djinns, or voodoos, or vampires would swoop down upon you before morning.

    Preventable Diseases

  • The Nañigos originally formed a secret order of negroes, banded for protection against unkind slave-owners and overseers, but feeling their power, and being swayed by passion and superstition, they constituted, after a time, a body correspondent to the voodoos, or wizards, of our Gulf States.

    Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate

  • Secondly, don't blame religious leaders are causing of all of this, first the people are attacking the voodoos for spreading chlorea...and to add to that, attacking ignorantly for an ignorant belief is just as ignorant.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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