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Meaning of PALMISTRY

Pronunciation:  'pâmistree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  telling fortunes by lines on the palm of the hand
 

PALMISTRY is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: chirology, chiromancy, palm reading
 
 See Also: divination, foretelling, fortune telling, soothsaying

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pal`mis*try\, n.[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.

 

 

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