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 Obid’icut.Ob’iter dictum (Latin). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
O’blism.
 
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.   1
 


 Obid’icut.Ob’iter dictum (Latin). 

 
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