n.1.The art of reading character as it is delineated in the hand.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Palmistry, known also as cheirosophy, is divided into two parts.
These lines link the two divisions of cheirosophy and according to the author may determine whether there is a possibility that an individual will commit a crime.