the using of a finger ring, tied to a length of thread and suspended over a "board" or an object, to divine the answer to "yes" or "no" questions.

The pendulum's reactions to the persons spoken "Yes", "No" and "I Don't Know" are noted or marked on a paper or board.

Dac*tyl"i*o*man`cy (?), n. [Gr. dakty`lios + -mancy.]

Divination by means of finger rings.


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