Noun(1) (West Indies(2) a religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery; practiced in parts of the West Indies and tropical Americas
(1) A striped scarf becomes a runner, and a half yard of silk can be tied around a pitcher in the style of an obi , a broad sash worn with a kimono.(2) In the softer, romantic vein, Rodriguez offered spicy yellow or orange long or short silk dresses with an oriental touch in flowing kimono sleeves and an occasional obi sash.(3) A kimono-look batik blouse and a knee-length fine skirt, for instance, had an obi (Japanese broad belt) to match.(4) Cleaning her fans before tucking them into her obi , Lori looked up startled to see Tari looking pale.(5) The owner was in traditional Japanese dress-a red kimono with an obi and sandals, her black hair pulled back in a tight bun.(6) So far I have worn a thick kimono with a narrow obi but the old gentleman thinks this is all wrong.(7) In the beginning, it was important for the carver to produce small, rounded netsuke without any sharp edges or points, because it was worn between the obi and the hip.(8) He had his waraji on his feet and his swords tightly secured through his obi before Taro returned, a snow-colored mare being lead by the reins.(9) An indigo scarf, the same color as the obi - sash - of the kimono, lay on her arms.(10) Her yukata was large on her, but still clung to her curves where the obi tied around her waist.(11) After securing her obi and weapons, she moved onto her pair of thick leather boots that protected nearly her entire leg.(12) About my height and three inches taller, she wore a blue kimono with a yellow obi .(13) She could see where Tari had hiked up her kimono skirt and tied it with her obi .(14) The fabric was of a sky-blue color with designs of lotus blossoms, and her obi was dark-blue to stand out against the bright colors.(15) The village leader wore a simple brown kimono with a black obi .(16) Metalwork and sword fittings are also displayed alongside examples of inro, which is a sectional case or box worn suspended from the obi by a cord on which the netsuke serves as a toggle.
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