horoscopy


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horoscopy

(hɒˈrɒskəpɪ)
n, pl -pies
(Astrology) the casting and interpretation of horoscopes

horoscopy

1. the art of casting horoscopes.
2. the position of the sun and stars at the time of a person’s birth. — horoscoper, horoscopist, n.
See also: Astrology
1. the art of casting horoscopes or divinations based upon the relative positions of heavenly bodies.
2. the position of the sun and stars at the time of a person’s birth. — horoscoper, horoscopist, n.
See also: Divination
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Noun1.horoscopy - the drawing up and interpretation of horoscopes
astrology, star divination - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
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The ancient arts of astrology and horoscopy, however, have their quarter column in most of our leading papers, while the modern diversions of pluviculture, chiropractics, and hormonism are everywhere treated with respect.
Rochberg F., 2004, The Heavenly Writting: Divination, Horoscopy and Astronomy in Mesopotamian Culture.
I was unlucky and became misfortunate I became the wayfarer of the wandering dervish alley The life shows a lion in my horoscopy Alas, that lion is old The astrologist and fortune teller Predicted well my fortune Since he was good fortunate He sat on the throne of kingship Talisman:
The Various instruments used for the examination were horoscopy, tuning forks, thudicum nasal speculum, tongue depressor, torch etc.