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A Krio term derived from English that is often applied to the spirits of the different cult associations, particularly those that are represented in the various masquerades of those associations. Thus 'Bondo [or Bundu] devil mask' refers to the mask or masker that embodies the guardian spirit of the women's Bondo society, and 'dancing devils' in general refers to traditional masqueraders. There is no implication in these contexts that the spirit represented is an 'evil' spirit.