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- n. Divination where people walk on a circle of letters until dizzy, the letters they fall on are significant. Similar to Dervishing.
- n. Divination by whirling a coin on a circle of letters.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of divination performed by drawing a ring or circle, and walking in or around it.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of divination said to have been practised by walking round in a circle or ring until the performer fell from dizziness, the manner of his fall being interpreted with reference to characters or signs previously placed about the ring, or in some such way.
gyro- + -mancy, from Ancient Greek gyros, a ring/circle/spiral. (Wiktionary)
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