from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Divination by means of cheese.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
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Aida Marshall | May 13, 2008 at 6: 39 pm plerotic coderive tyromancy manganetic stagworm antiusurious pterodactylian astounding
By tyromancy, whereof we make some proof in a great Brehemont cheese which I here keep by me.
In a previous post I introduced you to the idea of divination by cheese (tyromancy) - and now I bring to you the alternative idea of aleuromancy (or alphitomancy) - or divination by bread (or a bread-like material).