hoodoo hand

North American - Magic charms used by the black. Population of the southern states. These charms, which include such things as the eye or scales of a fish, a small dried turtle, a piece of snakeskin, the foot of a rabbit, etc., are said to cause the death, or at least the illness, of one's enemy; to cure diseases; to bring back one's lover; to bring the wearer good fortune. Occasionally called hoodoo hand.

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