Deu`ter*os"co*py (?), n. [Gr. second + -scopy.]

1.

Second sight.

I felt by anticipation the horrors of the Highland seers, whom their gift of deuteroscopy compels to witness things unmeet for mortal eye. Sir W. Scott.

2.

That which is seen at a second view; a meaning beyond the literal sense; the second intention; a hidden signification.

Sir T. Browne.

 

© Webster 1913.

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