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noun 
  1. A species of divination, by means of an ax or hatchet.
Including:
  • placing an agate stone, piece of jet, or some other precious or semi-precious stone upon the axe-head and heating the metal, the movement of the agate then being interpreted.
  • interpreting their movement when balanced on a post.
    1. divination, Divination by saws. Almost certainly an error, there is only one citation of its use, and those who copied it.
Etymology: axinomantia < ax or axine, an axe+ -mancy.


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