Cheirosophy
Cheirosophy Chei*ros"o*phy, n. [Gr. chei`r hand + ? knowledge.] The art of reading character as it is delineated in the hand. -- {Chei*ros"o*phist}, n. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Cheirosophist — Cheirosophy Chei*ros o*phy, n. [Gr. chei r hand + ? knowledge.] The art of reading character as it is delineated in the hand. {Chei*ros o*phist}, n. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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