Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. second sight
  • n. That which is seen at a second view; a meaning beyond the literal sense; the second intention; a hidden signification.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Second sight.
  • n. That which is seen at a second view; a meaning beyond the literal sense; the second intention; a hidden signification.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Second sight.
  • n. The second view, or that which is seen upon a second view; the meaning beyond the literal sense; second intention.

Etymologies

deutero- + -scopy (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In such a supposed case, I felt by anticipation the horrors of the Highland seers, whom their gift of deuteroscopy compels to witness things unmeet for mortal eye; and who, to use the expression of Collins,

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • In such a supposed case, I felt by anticipation the horrors of the Highland seers, whom their gift of deuteroscopy compels to witness things unmeet for mortal eye; and who, to use the expression of Collins, — — “heartless, oft, like moody madness, stare,

    The Fortunes of Nigel

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