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Definition of the noun chiromancy

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noun - plural: chiromancies

  1. telling fortunes by lines on the palm of the hand

Alternative definition of the noun chiromancy

noun

  1. Divination performed by examining the lines in the palms.

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Google previewOscar Wilde in Quotation (2006)

3,100 Insults, Anecdotes and Aphorisms, Topically Arranged with Attributions by Tweed Conrad

Chiromancy is a science which deals almost entirely with the lines on the palm of the hand, and mittens would seriously interfere with its mysticism. Olivia at the Lyceum, Dramatic Review (Works, p956) 2263. The devil was once crossing ...

Google previewSelections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Milton, Hall, and Lord Bacon. With an analysis of the Advancement of Learning (1805)

by Basil Montagu

Chiromancy is an imposture. , , ..., , r The exposition of dreams. " " . 1. It is the art of discovering the state of the body from the motions of the mind. 2. This is a subject which has been idly investigated. ---. 3. The knowledge of interpreting dreams ...

Google previewThe Doctrine of Transcendental Magic (2013)

by Eliphas Levi

Chiromancy is the art of reading the writing of the stars in ...

Google previewTransversal Rationality and Intercultural Texts (2011)

Essays in Phenomenology and Comparative Philosophy by Hwa Yol Jung

Like the eco-art of geomancy—fêng shui or “wind-water,” as it is called in East Asia—chiromancy is the intimate art of interpreting nature by anthropomorphizing it in terms of the human body and its parts: Paracelsus compared the growth of a ...

Google previewThe Wit and Humor of Oscar Wilde (2012)

by Oscar Wilde

* Chiromancy is a most dangerous science, and one that ought not to be encouraged, ...

Google previewThe New international encyclopædia (1902)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

Chiromancy is an ancient art which was known among the Chaldeans, Assyrians, Egyptians, and Hebrews, and was cultivated by the philosophers Plato, Aristotle, Antiochus, Ptolemy, and others. Aristotle found on an altar dedicated to Apollo ...

Google previewSebastian Melmoth (1905)

(Oscar Wilde). by Oscar Wilde

Chiromancy is a most dangerous science, and one that ought not to be encouraged, except in a 'téte-a-téte.' One should never take sides in any5 - thing. Taking sides is the beginning of sincerity, and earnestness 15 SEBASTIAN MELMOTH ...

Google previewThe Prose of Oscar Wilde (1916)

by Oscar Wilde

Chiromancy is a most dangerous science, and one that ought not to be encouraged, except in a tete-a-tete. The work of art is ...

Google previewThe Complete Writings of Oscar Wilde: What never dies (1909)

by Oscar Wilde, Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, Lady Wilde, Henry Zick

Chiromancy is a most dangerous science, and one that ought not to be encouraged, except in a "tSte-a-tete." The work of art ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Chiromancy. These are technically two department* of palmistry : the former is the pretended art or science of determining an individual's character from the hand, the latter the attempt to foretell from the appear- . ance of the ...

Google previewThe new international encyclopaedia (1905)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

CHIROMANCY, ki'ro-man'sl (from Gk. Xe/p, cheir, hand + fiavrcla, manteia, divination), or Palmistry. The art of divination through the study of the palm of the hand. The interpretative science of the hand in general is termed chirosophy.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

Chirognomy, Chiromancy. These are technically two departments of palmistry: the former is the pretended art or science of determining an individual's character from the hand, the latter the attempt to foretell from the appearance of the hand ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English and Malabar Languages (1786)

Chiromancy, உக பார் த் துடு ONo ட் சணா கு சொoஆதo , T_Chirp, கீசசிடுகிஅது, கூ ைகி மது சரு தோ2டிமாக கி. மது. Churgeon o.

Google previewThe New World of Words Or Universal English Dictionary Containing and Account of the Original Or Proper Sense and Various Significations of All Hard Words Derived from Other Languages (1720)

by Edward Phillips

Cosmography,' Geography, Hydrography, Navigation, Architecture, Fortification , Dialling, Surveying, Gauging, Opticks, Catoptricks, Dioptricks, Perspective, Mustek, Mechanicks, Staticks, Chiromancy, Physiognomy, Heraldry, Merchandize , ...

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Chiromancy Meaning

Video shows what chiromancy means. Divination performed by examining the lines in the palms.. chiromancy synonyms: palmistry. Chiromancy Meaning.

Scrabble value of C3H4I1R1O1M3A1N1C3Y4

The value of this 10-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of CHIROMANCY

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  • ACHROMYCIN

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