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