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Séances were a fad; so were hypnotism, chiromancy and telepathy.
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Origin and Etymology of chiromancy
probably from Medieval French chiromancie, from Medieval Latin chiromantia, from Greek cheir- chir- + -manteia -mancy
First Known Use: circa 1528See Words from the same year
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