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Usage examples of "jumby".

The unfinished plastery-smelling houses of Crab Cove seemed to Norman full of the vengeful West Indian jumbies that had nearly ruined him at Gull Reef, and that had bankrupted Akers.

They were both seventy-six, in excellent health, and enjoyed the Jumby Bay private resort island off Antigua twice a year.

Of the two, jumbies were less fearsome--evil spirits that could be kept at bay with jumbie beads, which were talismen or lucky charms.