from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A kind of divination by means of arrows, practised by the Scythians, Babylonians, Arabians, and other ancient peoples.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A kind of divination anciently practiced by means of marked arrows drawn at random from a bag or quiver, the marks on the arrows drawn being supposed to foreshow the future.
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- noun studying the flight of
arrows, an act of divination used by the Greeks and Arabs. It is strongly forbidden in the Koran.
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He practiced belomancy and consulted other auguries, to assure himself that he was against Jerusalem would result favorably.
Where they first acquired their infernal education — whether from the works of the ancient Theurgists — the demonology of the Egyptians — the belomancy, or divination by arrows of the Scythians — the spectrology of the
+ belomancy, by the shuffling of arrows (Ezechiel, xxi, 21);