horoscopy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n horoscopy the drawing up and interpretation of horoscopes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Horoscopy Aspect of the stars at the time of a person's birth.
    • Horoscopy The art or practice of casting horoscopes, or observing the disposition of the stars, with a view to prediction events.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n horoscopy The art or practice of foretelling future events by observation of the stars and planets.
    • n horoscopy The aspect of the heavens at the time of a child's birth.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Horoscopy the art of predicting the events of a person's life from his horoscope: aspect of the stars at the time of birth
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L.,—Gr. hōroskoposhōra, an hour, skopein, to observe.

Usage

In literature:

But Gianbattista had not studied these matters of physiological horoscopy.
"Marzio's Crucifix and Zoroaster" by F. Marion Crawford
The heavenly bodies are as potent here as in Horoscopy.
"Jerome Cardan" by William George Waters
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