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sortilege

sortilege

noun sor·ti·lege \ˈsr-tə-lij, -ˌlej\

Definition of SORTILEGE

1
:  divination by lots
2
:  sorcery

Origin of SORTILEGE

Middle English, from Medieval Latin sortilegium, from Latin sortilegus foretelling, from sort-, sors lot + -i- + legere to gather — more at legend
First Known Use: 14th century

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