divination by examining phenomena of the air

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  • Chaomancy — Cha o*man cy, n. [Gr. ? the atmosphere + mancy.] Divination by means of appearances in the air. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chaomancy — noun Divination by aerial visions. A form of aeromancy. Chaomancy shews its Signs by the Stars of the Air and Wind, by the discolouring, destroying of all tender and subtil things ... If the Stars of Chaomancy are moved, Spirits fall from the… …   Wiktionary

  • chaomancy — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aeromancy — Approaching thunderstorm Aeromancy (from Greek aero, air , and manteia, divination ) is divination conducted by interpreting atmospheric conditions. Alternate spellings include Arologie, Aeriology and Aërology.[1] …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • aeromancy — noun Divination by use of atmospheric conditions. If these apparitions are in the Ayre, then it is called Aeromancie. Astrologaster, J. Melton, 1620 See Also: austromancy, anemoscopy, nephomancy, ceraunoscopy, chaomancy, cometomancy, meteoromancy …   Wiktionary

  • 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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