Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. divination using shadows
  • n. divination using ghosts or spirits

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Divination by means of shadows.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Divination by means of the shades of the dead; psychomancy.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek σκιά (skiá, "shadow") and from Ancient Greek μαντεία (manteia, "divination"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • the shadow knows

    August 24, 2009

  • Divination using ghosts or a spirit guide, a method generally employed by channelers.

    May 13, 2008