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Origin of palmistry
OTHER WORDS FROM palmistrypalmist, noun
Words nearby palmistry
Example sentences from the Web for palmistry
All you need is a competent plastic surgeon with an electric scalpel who has a basic knowledge of palmistry.Your Future Is in the Palm of Your (Surgeon’s) Hand|Jake Adelstein, Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky|July 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I have brought the party hither, that you may use palmistry, or chiromancy if such is your pleasure.Quentin Durward|Sir Walter Scott
Other Professors have stooped to it, but I—oh, no, it is playing palmistry a little bit too low down.The Gay Lord Quex|Arthur W. Pinero
During the Christmas holidays she had been poring over an article on palmistry which she found in a magazine.A Fortunate Term|Angela Brazil
Palmistry assigns fine, tapering fingers to "artistic temperament," and rightly, for fine fingers are necessary for fine work.
The amount of study given to the hand renders it probable that palmistry may have considerable value as a physiognomic science.