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  • n. The art of predicting events after the manner of the priestess of Apollo at Delphi; equivocal prophesying.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The art of predicting events after the manner of the priestess of Apollo at Delphi; equivocal prophesying.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art of foretelling future events after the manner of the Delphic oracle.

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  • It is only necessary to have a spirit like the pythoness; and, to bring this spirit of pythonism into successful operation it is only necessary that one party should be a knave and the other a fool; and no one can deny that such rencontres very frequently occur.

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