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- n. divination by randomly selecting lines or passages from books
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Divination by lines, or passages of books, taken at hazard.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Divination by lines or passages in books taken at hazard; bibliomancy.
From Ancient Greek στίχος (stikhos, "line, row, verse") and Ancient Greek μαντεία (manteia, "divination"); see -mancy. (Wiktionary)