Word of the Week: Light Candle

The word of the week is a compilation of  Trinidadian sayings -phrases and words- used on the island.

  • Light Candle (phr):  Perform an OBEAH ritual involving the lighting of a candle, in order to do harm to someone = put light.
    • If I cannot get justice from the law of this land, I will even light candle.

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Source: Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago by Lise Winer

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