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conjure man

[kon-jer, kuhn-] /ˈkɒn dʒər, ˈkʌn-/
(in the southern U.S. and the West Indies) a conjurer; witch doctor.
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An Americanism dating back to 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • We just call him Old Pappy—he's a preacher, and some folks say a conjure man, too.

  • It was on one of the excursions which I made into the forest in my study of these natural resources, that I met the conjure man.

    Anting-Anting Stories Sargent Kayme

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