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- n. divination by the interpretation of human sacrificial entrails.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Divination by the entrails of human being.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Divination by inspecting the entrails of a human being.
By anthropomancy, practised by the Roman Emperor Heliogabalus.
He was killed in the war, and never returned to Carra, but when, in the reign of Jovian, the seal was broken and the temple opened, a body was found hanging by its hair -- I will spare you the particulars; it was a case of that most awful form of sorcery -- _anthropomancy_! "
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