Halomancy
Halomancy Hal"o*man`cy (h[a^]l"[-o]*m[a^]n`s[y^]), n. See {Alomancy}. [1913 Webster]

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  • halomancy — Alomancy Al o*man cy, n. [Gr. ?, salt + mancy: cf. F. alomancie, halomancie.] Divination by means of salt. [Spelt also {halomancy}.] Morin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • halomancy — noun Divination by use of salt. This is the origin for the superstition of spilled salt …   Wiktionary

  • halomancy — divination using salt Divination and Fortune Telling …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • halomancy — Divination or magic using salt …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • halomancy — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Methods of divination — This article is about the numerous varieties of divination. For divination as a whole, see Divination. Innumerable methods of divination can be found around the world, and many cultures practice the same methods under different names. During the… …   Wikipedia

  • Alomancy — Al o*man cy, n. [Gr. ?, salt + mancy: cf. F. alomancie, halomancie.] Divination by means of salt. [Spelt also {halomancy}.] Morin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alomancy — (from Greek halo , salt , and manteia , divination), also called Adromancy, ydromancie, idromancie, and halomancy, is an ancient form of divination. Similar to many other forms of divination, the diviner casts salt crystals into the air and… …   Wikipedia

  • divination — Synonyms and related words: alchemy, astrodiagnosis, astrology, astromancy, augury, bewitchery, charm, clairvoyance, crystal ball, crystal gazing, divining, enchantment, fetishism, fortunetelling, genethliacs, genethlialogy, glamour, gramarye,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Divination and Fortune-Telling — This list defines 163 terms for kinds of divination and fortune telling, ranging from very common (runes, tarot cards, or horoscopes) to extraordinarily rare. In fact, you won t believe the range of methods that people have developed to rip other …   Phrontistery dictionary

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