from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Divination by interpreting inscriptions on writing paper.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Divination by written paper or by cards.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Divination or fortune-telling by means of cards or written papers.
Ancient Greek χάρτης (khartēs, "leaf of paper"). (Wiktionary)
Some practised chartomancy by divining the future from playing cards.