Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An ancient kind of divination for the detection of crime by means of an ax or axes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A species of divination, by means of an ax or hatchet.

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  • noun A species of divination, by means of an ax or hatchet. Including:
  • noun Divination by saws. Almost certainly an error, there is only one citation of its use, and those who copied it.

Etymologies

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Latin axinomantia, from Ancient Greek ἀξινομαντεία.

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  • Divination using an axe or hatchet. (from Phrontistery)

    May 22, 2008

  • axiomactic?

    August 24, 2009