palmistry

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Palmistry \Pal'mis*try\, noun [See {Palmister}.]

1. The art or practice of divining or telling fortunes, or of judging of character, by the lines and marks in the palm of the hand; chiromancy. --Ascham. --Cowper.

2. A dexterous use or trick of the hand. --Addison.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

palmistry

noun

1: telling fortunes by lines on the palm of the hand [syn: {palmistry}, {palm reading}, {chiromancy}, {chirology}]


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