geomancie

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

geomancie (uncountable)

  1. Archaic spelling of geomancy.
    • 1594 Greene Frier Bacon & Frier Bongay
      Bungay. Let it be this, whether the spirites of piromancie or Geomancie, be most predominant in magick.
      Vander. I say of Piromancie.
      Bungay. And I of Geomancie.
    • 1620 J. Melton Astrologaster
      Sometimes they answer to that they are called for, by divers figures Men or Women set in polisht Stone, Iton, Brasse, Steele, Glasse, or the Nayles of ones hand; and this is called by the generall Name of Geomancie: And most commonly to such as these, they chuse out Women and Children.