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British Dictionary definitions for cartomancy

cartomancy

noun
  1. the telling of fortunes with playing cards
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Word Origin

C19: from French carte card + -mancy
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Historical Examples

  • The art of telling fortunes by cards, known professionally as Cartomancy, has been practiced for centuries.

    Telling Fortunes by Cards

    Mohammed Ali