Divination

Definition of Divination

Div`i`na´tion
n.1.The act of divining; a foreseeing or foretelling of future events; the pretended art discovering secret or future by preternatural means.
There shall not be found among you any one that . . . useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter.
- Deut. xviii. 10.
2.An indication of what is future or secret; augury omen; conjectural presage; prediction.
Birds which do give a happy divination of things to come.
- Sir T. North.

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