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- n. A person who practices geomancy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who practices, or is versed in, geomancy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One versed in or practising geomancy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one who practices geomancy
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This was taken up by the Platonic School of Chartres, such that Alan of Lille could say that God was the elegans architectus who constructed the universe and ordered it as the divine geomancer.
Thus, one sees in this use of geometry something of the natural order that the divine geomancer has written into creation.
You don't need to install a meditation garden or consult a geomancer.
And since we're just freshly into the Year of the Tiger, Vin, who is a pig that is, was born in the year of the pig, but I leave it to you if you want to read it any other way asked me for his Chinese horoscope, as if I was some geomancer, which I'm not.
Vicki is cowering and trying to warn people off, but when a whole bunch of kids are threatened rage overcomes her phobias, and she snaps into geomancer action.
If he feels that the edifice will upset the natural order, the geomancer advises against its construction.
The task of ensuring that there is harmony in the universe falls to the geomancer; traditionally he is consulted whenever a change to the landscape is planned.
The family went on to hold various high positions, including court geomancer and official in charge of shrines and temples.
And though he was almost persuaded that Aladdin must have died miserably in the subterraneous abode where he had left him, yet he had the curiosity to inform himself about his end with certainty; and as he was a great geomancer, he took out of a cupboard a square covered box, which he used in his geomantic observations: then sat himself down on his sofa, set it before him, and uncovered it.
The geomancer and his assistants stand on the side of the grave which is turned away from the sun; and the grave-diggers and coffin-bearers attach their shadows firmly to their persons by tying a strip of cloth tightly round their waists.