Definitions

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  • n. divination by means of bones

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

Examples

  • GVE:I've got a middle-grade contemporary fantasy being shopped around right now, and I've got a good chunk written of a contemporary fantasy for adults based on my short story, "The Osteomancer's Son," which is about a California run by masters of osteomancy, or bone magic.

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  • In the last osteomancy story my hero Fought the Evil Wizard of Los Angeles, whereas in this one he's about to have a Confrontation With a Shadow Man Made of Magic Tar in a Parking Lot.

    Hitting oneself with adapted farm implements

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