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- n. Divination by casting lots (sortilege).
- n. Divination by throwing dice or any such marked objects, like beans, pebbles, or bone.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A divination by throwing dice or casting lots.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Divination by throwing dice or lots, and interpreting according to certain rules the points or marks turned up.
Ancient Greek kleros, "a lot". (Wiktionary)