hydromantie

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hydromantie (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) hydromancy
    • 1597 King James Daemonologie
      Of this roote last spoken of [sc. astrology], springs innumerable branches; such as the knowledge of natiuities; the Chiromancie, Geomantie, Hydromantie, Arithmantie, Physiognomie: & a thousand others: which were much practiced, & holden in great reuerence by the Gentiles of olde.