Definition of Fetiches

1. Noun. (plural of fetich) ¹



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Definition of Fetiches

1. fetich [n] - See also: fetich

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fetiches

fete champetre
fete day
feted
feterita
feteritas
fetes
fether
fethers
fetial
fetiales
fetialis
fetials
fetiasite
fetich
fetiche
fetiches (current term)
fetichism
fetichisms
fetichist
fetichistic
fetichists
feticidal
feticide
feticides
feticism
fetid
fetid bugbane
fetid horehound
fetider
fetidest

Literary usage of Fetiches

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1. The Ainu and Their Folk-lore by John Batchelor (1901)
"(c) STONE fetiches AND SOME OTHER MATTERS. Rocks in situ as fetiches—Stones as fetiches—.Stones in riverbeds—Special fetiches for ..."

2. System of Positive Polity by Auguste Comte (1876)
"These new fetiches tended to prevail over all others, ... In virtue of their inaccessibility, the sidereal fetiches soon give rise to a distinct priesthood, ..."

3. Psychopathia Sexualis, with Especial Reference to the Antipathic Sexual by Richard Krafft-Ebing (1922)
"There are many examples showing that odours of the body become fetiches. This fact is taken advantage of in the "Ars amandi" by woman either consciously or ..."

4. Western Africa: Its History, Condition, and Prospects by John Leighton Wilson (1856)
"fetiches used to enforce Laws.—The Fear of fetiches illustrated.—Inauguration of a King. — Revenues. — International Laws. ..."

5. A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom by Andrew Dickson White (1896)
"But, since exorcisms were found at times ineffectual, other means were sought, and especially fetiches of various sorts. One of the earliest of these ..."

6. On the South African Frontier: The Adventures and Observations of an by William Harvey Brown (1899)
"... CHAPTER XV MASHONA CHARACTERISTICS AND CUSTOMS Purchasing Ethnological Specimens—A Primitive Method of Greeting—Marriage Customs—Charms, fetiches, ..."

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