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fetish

noun
variants: also fetich

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2 something worn or kept to bring good luck or keep away evil
  • an archaeologist discovering an old animal tooth that may have been worn as a fetish

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The first known use of fetish was in 1613

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“Fetish.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fetish. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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