• Definition for "catoptromancy"
    • Divination by usage of mirrors, or any other…
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catoptromancy definition

  • noun:
    • Divination by usage of mirrors, or any other reflective surfaces. Like crystallomancy, dubjed, enoptromancy and scrying.
    • A species of divination, that has been done by letting straight down a mirror into liquid, for a sick person to look at their face inside it. If their countenance appeared distorted and ghastly, it absolutely was an ill omen; if fresh and healthier, it absolutely was positive.
    • A species of divination among the ancients, performed by letting straight down a mir ror into water for a sick individual view his face in it.
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