Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Divination by throwing dice or lots, and interpreting according to certain rules the points or marks turned up.
- n. Divination by casting lots (sortilege).
- n. Divination by throwing dice or any such marked objects, like beans, pebbles, or bone.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A divination by throwing dice or casting lots.
- Ancient Greek kleros, "a lot". (Wiktionary)
“Hebrews and Christians practiced the ancient magical art of cleromancy, otherwise known as “casting lots to divine the will of Providence.””
“Other paths of inquiry have led to the practice of, for example, cleromancy, sciomancy, crystallomancy, alphitomancy, and spodomancy, to name only a few.”
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