coscinomancy

  • 1 Coscinomancy — Cos*cin o*man cy (k?s s?n ? m?n s? or k?s s? n? ), n. [Gr. ko skinon sieve + mancy.] Divination by means of a suspended sieve. [1913 Webster] || …

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  • 2 Coscinomancy — Occult portal Coscinomancy is a form of divination utilising a sieve and shears, used in ancient Greece, medieval and early modern Europe and 17th century New England,[1] to determine the guilty party in a crimin …

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  • 3 coscinomancy — noun Divination by the use of a suspended sieve sometimes from tongs or shears. The movement of the sieve when a persons name or word is spoken is interpreted. And as for Hydromancie, and Choschinomancie, they could vanish as superfluous, as were …

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  • 4 coscinomancy — divination using a sieve and a pair of shears Divination and Fortune Telling …

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  • 5 coscinomancy — cos·ci·no·man·cy …

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  • 6 coscinomancy — /ˈkɒsənoʊˌmænsi/ (say kosuhnow.mansee) noun an ancient form of divination performed with a sieve and a pair of shears. {Medieval Latin coscinomantia, equivalent to Greek koskinon sieve + mancy; compare Greek koskinomantis a diviner using a sieve} …

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  • 7 coscinomancy — ˈkäsə̇nōˌmansē noun ( es) Etymology: Late Latin coscinomantia, from Gk. koskinomanteia, from koskinon sieve + manteia mancy : divination by the mode of sieve and shears …

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  • 8 Astrology — Not to be confused with Astronomy. ‹ The template below (Ast box) is being considered for merging. See templates for discussion to help reach a consensus. › …

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  • 9 Divination — This article is about divination as a whole. For the numerous varieties of divination, see Methods of divination. For other uses, see Divination (disambiguation). This man in Rhumsiki, Cameroon, supposedly tells the future by interpreting the… …

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  • 10 Numerology — is any study of the purported mystical relationship between a count or measurement and life. It has many systems and traditions and beliefs. Numerology and numerological divination by systems such as isopsephy were popular among early… …

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  • 11 Augur — Not to be confused with auger or agar. For other uses, see Augur (disambiguation). Augury redirects here. For the band, see Augury (band). An augur holding a lituus, the curved wand often used as a symbol of augury on Roman coins The augur… …

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  • 12 Dowsing — For the English iconoclast, see William Dowsing. A dowser, from an 18th century French book about superstitions …

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  • 13 Necromancy — This article is about the form of magic. For the film, see Necromancy (film). Necromancer redirects here. For other uses, see Necromancer (disambiguation). Illustration portraying a scene from the Bible wherein the Witch of Endor uses a… …

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  • 14 Crystal gazing — Ball gazes and Ball gazing redirect here. For the American poker player, see Bill Gazes. For the lawn ornament, see Gazing ball. Crystal saw redirects here. For the magic trick, see Crystal Sawing. Crystal see redirects here. It is not to be… …

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  • 15 Ouija — This article is about spiritualist use of the ouija board. For other uses, see Ouija (disambiguation). A modern ouija board plus planchette …

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  • 16 Kau cim — Traditional Chinese 求籤 / …

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  • 17 Cromniomancy — is divination by onions. It is usually done by interpreting their sprouting behaviour, after some kind of ritual to state the topic of the divination. This often involves inscribing the onions, dedicating them on an altar or something similar.… …

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  • 18 Myomancy — was a method of theriomantic divination by rats or mice, which may be alluded to in Isaiah 66:17. Their particular cries or some marked devastation committed by them was taken for a prognostication of evil. Ælain relates that Fabius Maximus… …

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  • 19 Oculomancy — is a form of scrying where the diviner gazes into the questioners eyes and reads the reflections. v · …

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  • 20 Cleromancy — For the use of random selection as a way to make a fair form of selection, see Sortition. Cleromancy is a form of divination using sortition, casting of lots, or casting bones or stones, in which an outcome is determined by means that normally… …

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