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 Ge’omancy (g soft).George II. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Geometry (g soft)
 
means land-measuring. The first geometrician was a ploughman pacing out his field. (Greek, ge, the earth; metron, a measure.)   1
 


 Ge’omancy (g soft).George II. 

 
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