Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A book to be consulted for the revelation of future events or in telling fortunes.

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Examples

  • Posterity has been favored with the knowledge of but a small part of Ahithophel's wisdom, and that little through two widely different sources, through Socrates, (73) who was his disciple, and through a fortune-book written by him.

    The Legends of the Jews — Volume 4

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