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- n. Necromancy; magic involving death.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See necromancy.
Edinburgh in quarto volumes; showing the "nigromancy" of the
Part III of the Faust-book relates his 'feats of nigromancy at the courts of Potentates' and elsewhere, and his 'terrible end and departure.'
It was made by nigromancy, of the skin of the beast _Dindialos_, which is hunted in the shadowless land by the savage people whose name is _Cenocefali_; and the fringes of the mantle were not of the sable, but of a "beast of price" that dwells in the water of Paradise: --
Understood as nigromancy (niger, black), which is the Italian,
a thing that men may learn by practice, without dealing in nigromancy and the black magic.