Astragalomancy As*trag"a*lo*man`cy, n. [Gr. ? ankle bone, die + -mancy.] Divination by means of small bones or dice. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Astragalomancy — Occult portal Astragalomancy, also known as astragyromancy, is a form of divination that uses dice specially marked with letters and numbers. Originally, as with dice games, the dice were quadruped knucklebones or other small bones. Marked… …   Wikipedia

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  • astragalomancy — divination using dice or knucklebones Divination and Fortune Telling …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • astragalomancy — as·trag·a·lo·man·cy …   English syllables

  • astragalomancy — Divination using dice …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • astragalomancy — lōˌman(t)sē noun ( es) Etymology: astragal + mancy : divination by means of small bones or dice …   Useful english dictionary

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  • 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… …   Wikipedia

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