Gas`tro*man"cy (?), n. [Gastro- + -mancy: cf. F. gastromancy.] Antiq.
(a)

A kind of divination, by means of words seemingly uttered from the stomach.

(b)

A species of divination, by means of glasses or other round, transparent vessels, in the center of which figures are supposed to appear by magic art.

 

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