[ bib-lee-oh-man-see ]
/ ˈbɪb li oʊˌmæn si /
divination by means of a book, especially the Bible, opened at random to some verse or passage, which is then interpreted.
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Example sentences from the Web for bibliomancy
Bibliomancy, divining by means of the Bible, survived to a comparatively recent period.Witch, Warlock, and Magician|William Henry Davenport Adams
British Dictionary definitions for bibliomancy
/ (ˈbɪblɪəʊˌmænsɪ) /
prediction of the future by interpreting a passage chosen at random from a book, esp the Bible
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