fetish


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talisman

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a small object worn or kept for its supposed magical power

an irrational preoccupation

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a form of sexual desire in which gratification depends to an abnormal degree on some object or item of clothing or part of the body

a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers

excessive or irrational devotion to some activity

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A North African fetish |figure from Bamako, Mali A pair of African wooden fetish figures| A Bru Jeune Celine French fashion doll, circa 1875, is also up for sale with an estimate of PS1,500 - PS2,000 There is also a German Adrian Gebruder Heubach Einco googly-eyed bisque doll, dated from 1913, which could fetch PS2,000 - PS3,000.
By challenging the sex binary, the ambiguous figure of the hermaphrodite refuses to fit into any category, thus cleverly encapsulating Johnston's argument about early modern beard fetish and the illusion of the fetish object.
Several Welsh students have told Wales on Sunday how online fetish work has grown in popularity as a means of making some extra cash while at university.
TICKETSFetish Fetish Knights Re-Bound is set in the fictional Associates, a bar for the masculine men of Manchester; where tales and rumours of seedy goings-on are legendary.
Restivo had a bizarre hair fetish and cut women's hair on buses or in cinemas in both Italy and Bournemouth for years so he could touch and smell it.
Several top Bollywood film stars famously have a fetish for certain alphabets and numbers.
SKF's strong knowledge in electric motors applications, global technical support and product range and quality saw it securing the two year contract to provide specialised products and support services for the Fetish.
By understanding your fetish more you may be able to get control of the urges so you can enjoy them in your private life without them threatening your livelihood.
Stone's speech performed not only the undecidability of Tramell's act of seduction, but also the mechanism of fetish formation itself: both Douglas's detective character and his on-screen persona are pulled up short before the horror play of the crime novelist's unhinged, castrated body-script.
THIS NAIL FETISH (A TERM THAT brings up some interesting results when typed into Google) was taken from the Congo in 1865 and now lurks in the headquarters of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) in South Kensington, on the stairs up to the minstrels' gallery.
Seeing you two in your fetish gear must have been excruciating for Dean.
A unique contribution to the growing library of adult sexual instructional literature, "The Human Pony" by Rebecca Wilcox provides an informed and informative discussion identifying the nature of 'pony play', pony and trainer headspace, fetish equipment appropriate for 'pony play', the training of a human pony, scene development for 'pony play', grooming and handling of the human pony, and even do-it-yourself community events with respect to this specialized fetish.
A FATHER-OF-THREE who had a fetish for bondage, died after inhaling chloroform through a biological warfare mask, an inquest heard yesterday.
Foot fetish material was found at the home of 50-year-old Robert Holloway, despite claims that he didn't have a fetish.