Glossary of Hoodoo

Ewe Speaking People-A West African nation from which many slaves came to America.

Four Thieves Vinegar-A conjure mixture, seeappendix

Goofer dust-Dirt taken out of a grave.

The Great One-The Spirit.

Hoppin-john-Peas and rice cooked together.

John De Conquerer-A root, extensively used in conjure.

Lodestone-Magnetic iron ore.

Making "hands"-Manufacturing certain luck charms.

Vinagredes Four Volle-Four Thieves Vinegar. For paraphernalia of conjure,see appendix.

Treme-The old French quarter of New Orleans.