Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A female clairvoyant.

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Examples

  • Pharaoh of that time met a famous magician, half charlatan and half seer who, because she was far-seeing, 'clairvoyante' we should call it, instructed her in his art so well that soon she became his master and forced him to obey her.

    Ayesha, the Return of She

  • She placed an advertisement in the Daily Telegraph as a clairvoyante.

    Cora Minnett

  • Thompson reluctantly agreed, and Hyslop introduced him as Mr. Smith to a clairvoyante, a Mrs. Rathbun.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • Robert Kirk, a seventeenth-century “second sight” researcher, author of The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns & Fairies, wrote of a clairvoyante who “took very little or no food for several years past, that she tarried in the fields overnight, saw and conversed with a people that she knew not, and…found herself transported to another place before day.”

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • Thompson reluctantly agreed, and Hyslop introduced him as Mr. Smith to a clairvoyante, a Mrs. Rathbun.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • Thompson reluctantly agreed, and Hyslop introduced him as Mr. Smith to a clairvoyante, a Mrs. Rathbun.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • Robert Kirk, a seventeenth-century “second sight” researcher, author of The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns & Fairies, wrote of a clairvoyante who “took very little or no food for several years past, that she tarried in the fields overnight, saw and conversed with a people that she knew not, and…found herself transported to another place before day.”

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • Robert Kirk, a seventeenth-century “second sight” researcher, author of The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns & Fairies, wrote of a clairvoyante who “took very little or no food for several years past, that she tarried in the fields overnight, saw and conversed with a people that she knew not, and…found herself transported to another place before day.”

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • The cold damp seemed to make even the snakes torpid: for the first time in my life I trod upon one — a clairvoyante having already warned me against serpents and scorpions.

    The Land of Midian

  • Of all these things I could have told the peculiarities, numbered the flaws or cracks, like any clairvoyante.

    Villette

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