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1 An inanimate object to which a pathological sexual attachment is formed, or by extension a person who is the object of an obsessive fixation (3).

2 An object, the possession of which is believed to procure the services of a spirit lodged within it. See also fetishism. [From Portuguese feitiçio magic, from feitiçio artificial, from Latin facticius artificial or made, from facere to make]

Subjects: Religion — Psychology.

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