from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Divination by use of mirrors, or other reflective surfaces. Similar to crystallomancy, dubjed, enoptromancy and scrying.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A species of divination, which was performed by letting down a mirror into water, for a sick person to look at his face in it. If his countenance appeared distorted and ghastly, it was an ill omen; if fresh and healthy, it was favorable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A species of divination among the ancients, performed by letting down a mir ror into water for a sick person to look at his face in it.
Herr Trippa, going on in his discourse, said, By catoptromancy, likewise held in such account by the Emperor Didius Julianus, that by means thereof he ever and anon foresaw all that which at any time did happen or befall unto him.
Herr Trippa, going on in his discourse, said, By catoptromancy, likewise held in such account by the
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