divination from the movements of mice

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  • 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… …   Wikipedia

  • Myomancy — My o*man cy, n. [Gr. my^s mouse + mancy.] Divination by the movements of mice. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myomancy — (n.) 1725, divination by the movements of mice, from Gk. myo , comb. form of mys (see MOUSE (Cf. mouse) (n.)) + MANCY (Cf. mancy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • myomancy — /mīˈō man si/ noun Divination by observing the way in which mice move when released from a cage ORIGIN: Gr mȳs a mouse, and manteiā divination • • • myomanˈtic adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • myomancy — noun Divination by interpreting rats or mice. Their cries were believed to indicate the presence of evil. Myomancy was a method of divination by rats and mice, and is supposed to be alluded to in Isaiah lxvi. 17. Their peculiar cries, or some… …   Wiktionary

  • myomancy — Foretelling the future using the movement of mice …   Grandiloquent dictionary

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  • 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

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