- sooty blotch,
- sooty grouse,
- sooty mold,
- sooty mould
Origin of soothsaying
verb (used without object), sooth·said, sooth·say·ing.
Origin of soothsay
Examples from the Web for soothsaying
This clearly indicates the use of these Tonalamatls in soothsaying.
His house was really a place of illicit meeting, and the soothsaying was often but an excuse for going there.When Knighthood Was in Flower|Charles Major
The Babylonians pretended to great skill in astrology, soothsaying, and magic.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
But even at those times ambitious thoughts did not desert him; so he turned the hunting into a kind of predicting or soothsaying.The Pharaoh and the Priest|Alexander Glovatski
They, when they are full of the spirit of soothsaying, having eaten of the wan honey, delight to speak forth the truth.The Homeric Hymns|Andrew Lang
verb -says, -saying or -said
c.1600, back-formation from soothsayer. As a noun from 1540s.