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hoodoo


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hoodoo  \Hoo"doo\,  v.  t. 
  To  be  a  hoodoo  to  to  bring  bad  luck  to  by  occult  influence; 
  to  bewitch.  [Colloq.,  U.  S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hoodoo  \Hoo"doo\,  n. 
  A  natural  rock  pile  or  pinnacle  of  fantastic  shape.  [Western 
  U.  S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hoodoo  \Hoo"doo\,  n.  [Perh.  a  var.  of  voodoo.] 
  One  who  causes  bad  luck.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hoodoo 
  n  1:  a  practitioner  of  voodoo 
  2:  an  object  superstitiously  believed  to  embody  magical  powers 
  [syn:  {juju},  {voodoo},  {fetish},  {fetich}] 
  3:  something  believed  to  bring  bad  luck 
  v  :  bring  back  luck;  be  a  source  of  misfortune 




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