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- n. divination by studying the burning of straws on heated iron
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Divination by burning straws on red-hot iron, and noting the manner of their burning.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A species of divination performed by burning straws, etc., upon red-hot iron, and observing their bendings, figures, sparkling, and burning.
Ancient Greek iron + -mancy. (Wiktionary)