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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ge’omancy (g soft).
 
Divining by the earth. So termed because these diviners in the sixteenth century drew on the earth their magic circles, figures, and lines. (Greek, ge, the earth; mantei’a, prophecy.)   1
 


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