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Definition of the noun chiromancy
What does chiromancy mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: chiromancies
- telling fortunes by lines on the palm of the hand
- lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- synonyms of chiromancy: chirology / palm reading / palmistry
- more generic terms: divination / foretelling / fortune telling / soothsaying = the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means
Alternative definition of the noun chiromancy
- Divination performed by examining the lines in the palms.
- synonym: palmistry
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Unlocked Books (2010)
Manuscripts of Learned Magic in the Medieval Libraries of Central Europe by Benedek Lang
This practice aims at drawing conclusions about the fate, career, family life, and death of a given person: "Chiromancy is the art of learning about men's natural character and inclinations from the signs of the hand," as a manuscript of a Krakow student explains.14 The reputation of this art is indicated by the fact that some of the chi- romantic texts are ...
by Eliphas Levi
Chiromancy is the art of reading the writing of the stars in the lines of the hand, and physiognomy seeks the same or analogous characters upon the countenance of querents. As a fact, the lines formed on the human face by nervous contractions are determined fatally, and the radiation of the nervous tissue is absolutely analogous to those networks which are formed between the worlds by chains of starry attraction. The fatalities of life are therefore written necessarily in our wrinkles, ...
by John Relly Beard
Chiromancy is the pretended. Greek words. Greek Stems. Stems. lithos, a stone litho deka, ten deca dendron, a tree dendron rhodos, a rose r/iodo doxd, dogma, an opinion dox, dog orthos, straight, right ortho dtomos, a running drom hippos, a horse hippo Stems. English words. ep orthoepy, epic erem eremite (hermit) erg.
by Oscar Wilde
* Chiromancy is a most dangerous science, and one that ought ...
Epigrams of Oscar Wilde (2007)
by Oscar Wilde
W Chiromancy is a most dangerous science, and one that ought not to be encouraged, except in a tete-a- tete.
The Popular Educator (1852)
Chiromancy is the pre~ tended science of forctelling the destiny by the lines of the palm of the hand. Chrysolite, or goldJtone, is a. name given to ...
Encyclopædia Britannica (1797)
Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature by Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig
Chiromancy is the art which teaches ...
by Poinsot, Maffeo
Rem and the “scientifics ” because it excludes all idea of occultism, and finally chiromancy properly so-called, the good old chiromancy which studies in the hand the astral sign-manual, in which Desbarolles believed, that great master of an art which it is possible to modernise without depreciating its ancestors. And we ...
A Dictionary of the English Language. To which are added, a Vocabulary of Scripture Proper Names, and a concise Classical Dictionary (1847)
by Robert SULLIVAN (LL.D.)
Chiromancy,. necromancy, &c. MARTUR, a witness, a martyr. Martyr, martyrdom, &c. MATHEMA, learning. Mathematics, mathematician, philomath, &c. MAtos, movement, motion. Automaton, automatical, &c. Mechanao, to contrive, to invent. Mechanics, mechanism, &c. MELAs (MELAN), black. Melancholy, &c. MELos, a song. Melody, melodious, melodrama, philomel, &c. METALloN, a metal. Metal, metallic, metallurgy, &c. METEORA, luminous bodies in the air or sky. Meteor, meteoric ...
Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox
was written between the two copies on the same Chiromancy or Palmistry (Gr. xelpouavreta). The imaginary art of divination by the lines of the hand ...
by John Ogilvie
[See Chiromancy.] One who attempts to foretell ...
An Etymological Dictionary (1821)
by William Grimshaw
CHIROMANCY. s. The pretended art of palmistry, or foretelling the events of life by the lines of the hand. F. chiromance: G. cheir, a hand, and mantis, a prophet. CHIRURGERY.—See SURGERY. CHIVALRY. s ...
The 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
:, Geometry, Astronomy, Astrology, Cosmography,' Geography, Hydrography, Navigation, Architecture, Fortification, Dialling, Surveying, Gauging , Opticks, Catoptricks, Dioptricks, Perspective, Mustek, Mechanicks, Staticks, Chiromancy, Physiognomy, Heraldry, Merchandize, Maritime arid Military Affairs, Agriculture, Gardening, ...
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