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ju-ju1

noun

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  • I was informed that this ju-ju house was built over the grave of the original founder of Obulambri town.

    West African studies Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  • In this country, there are a number, run by the ju-ju priests.

    Wyndham's Pal Harold Bindloss
  • But those natives had had their lesson, and they did not care to tamper with Kettle's ju-ju again.

    A Master of Fortune Cutcliffe Hyne
  • “I think not to-night, ju-ju,” he answered, smiling amiably.

  • "Anything they don't understand and that savors of witchcraft or mystery is ju-ju," explained Mr. Wallace.

    The Blind Lion of the Congo Elliott Whitney
  • A description of this ju-ju house may be interesting to some of my readers.

    West African studies Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  • In this ordeal it rests a great deal with the ju-ju man who performs it whether it proves the party guilty or not.

    West African studies Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  • I had, of course, asked permission to do so of the ju-ju man who was showing me round.

    West African studies Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  • The ju-ju house, which was the scene of the native incantations, was pulled down, and the sacred trees felled.

  • "His Majesty say, he bring his ju-ju, see whose greater," said the interpreter.

    Golden Stories Various

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