An Aborigine thought to have spiritual and magical powers.
More example sentences
- Weban was known as a boylya or 'native doctor' with extraordinary powers.
- In West Australia, the boylya or Medicine Man invokes the crystal to descry the result of distant expeditions.
- In Western Australia the sorcerer (or boylya) watched the fumes arising from leaves and twigs thrown into a grave prepared for the deceased
from Nyungar bolya.