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- n. A species of divination, by means of an ax or hatchet. Including:
- n. Divination by saws. Almost certainly an error, there is only one citation of its use, and those who copied it.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A species of divination, by means of an ax or hatchet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ancient kind of divination for the detection of crime by means of an ax or axes.
Latin axinomantia, from Ancient Greek ἀξινομαντεία. (Wiktionary)