Definition of sortilege in English:
The practice of foretelling the future from a card or other item drawn at random from a collection.
- Some descriptions made technology assessment sound like blustery sortilege; others made it out to be a highly systematic and methodical process, with strict rules and procedures, tools and models.
Late Middle English: via Old French from medieval Latin sortilegium 'sorcery', from Latin sortilegus 'sorcerer', from sors, sort- 'lot, chance' + legere 'choose'.
Words that rhyme with sortilegetutelage • curtilage
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