Meaning of bótbot



To draw or pull out; to pretend to extract an alleged splinter, stone, etc. from a person's body in superstitious practices. Ang babáylan, konó, nagbótbot sing bató, inágsap, biníklan, etc. sa batíis ni Fuláno. The wizard, it is said, took out a stone, chip, splinter, etc. from the calf of N.N.'s leg. Ginbotbotán or binotbotán sang babáylan ang masakít nga bátà sing tátlo ka bató. The wizard removed three stones from the sick boy's body.