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Oʹblism

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Serpent-worship. From Egyptian Ob (the sacred serpent). The African sorceress is still called Obi. The Greek ophis is of the same family. Moses forbade the Israelites to inquire of Ob, which we translate wizard.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Ob. and Sol
Obadiah
Obambou
Obelisk
Obelus
Obermann
Oberon
Oberthal (Count)
Obidah
Obidicut
Oblism
Obiter dictum (Latin)
Object
Obolus
Obsequies
Obstacle Race (An)
Obstinate
Obverse (The)
Oby
Occam (William of)
Occam’s Razor