theosophie

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theosophie (usually uncountable, plural theosophies)

  1. Archaic spelling of theosophy.
    • 1650, Eugenius Philalethes (pseud. of Thomas Vaughan), “The author to the reader”, in Anthroposophia theomagica : or A discourse of the nature of man and his state after death, London: Printed by T. W. for H. Blunden, OCLC 606999743, page B4:
      It is not the primitive trueth[sic] of creation, not the ancient, reall[sic] theoſophie of the Hebrews and Egyptians, but a certain preternaturall[sic] upſtart, a vomit of Ariſtotle, which his followers with ſo much diligence lick up, and ſwallow.