from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Divination by gazing into a crystal ball.
- n. The making of determinations or predictions using questionable or unscientific means.
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- n. staring into a crystal ball to arouse visions of future or distant events
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Today, Thelxday, was the day for crystal gazing and casting fortunes, for tricks and spells, and for hunting and trapping animals; he resolved to do none of those things, leaned back in the swing, and closed his eyes.