Divination using a person's forehead

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Metopomancy — Met o*po*man cy, n. [Gr. ? the forehead + mancy.] Fortune telling by physiognomy. [R.] Urquhart. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • metopomancy — noun divination by interpreting the facial lines and wrinkles, especially the forehead. It was developed by 16th century astrologer and physician Jerome Cardan …   Wiktionary

  • metopomancy — divination using the forehead or face Divination and Fortune Telling …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • metopomancy — …   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

  • 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

  • metopic —   a. pertaining to forehead.    ♦ metopomancy, n. divination by face or forehead …   Dictionary of difficult words

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