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- n. Alternative form of chirosophy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art of reading character as it is delineated in the hand.
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But it has tended to degrade the face aesthetically, in such wise as the study of cheirosophy has tended to degrade the hand.
England, with a fashionable prestige, has been interesting the fashionables of New York and Boston in palmistry, or, as he calls it, cheirosophy, with considerable profit to himself.