Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Divination by means of the shades of the dead; psychomancy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Divination by means of shadows.

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  • noun divination using shadows
  • noun divination using ghosts or spirits

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek σκιά (skiá, "shadow") and from Ancient Greek μαντεία (manteia, "divination").

Examples

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  • Divination using ghosts or a spirit guide, a method generally employed by channelers.

    May 13, 2008

  • the shadow knows

    August 24, 2009