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crystal ball

noun

: a clear glass ball in which some people say they can see the future by using magic

Full Definition of CRYSTAL BALL

1
:  a sphere especially of quartz crystal traditionally used by fortune-tellers
2
:  a means or method of predicting future events

First Known Use of CRYSTAL BALL

1848

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