Definition of bibliomancy in English:


Line breaks: bib¦lio|mancy
Pronunciation: /ˈbɪblɪə(ʊ)mansi


[mass noun]
  • The practice of foretelling the future by interpreting a randomly chosen passage from a book, especially the Bible.
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    • ‘Well, since my ability hasn't been working recently, I'm using the ancient method of divination called bibliomancy,’ she replied.
    • I'm sure that there are also detailed instructions on invoking powerful incantations, reading the I Ching, analyzing birds entrails, bibliomancy, and consulting the bumps on one's head.
    • Of course, one needn't be limited to just tarot in this sense; the I-Ching, runes, bibliomancy, cut-ups, etc. could be used in the same manner.

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