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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. divination by randomly selecting lines or passages from books

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Divination by lines, or passages of books, taken at hazard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Divination by lines or passages in books taken at hazard; bibliomancy.


From Ancient Greek στίχος (stikhos, "line, row, verse") and Ancient Greek μαντεία (manteia, "divination"); see -mancy. (Wiktionary)



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