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Lampodomancy



A form of divination involving indications from a flame, its form, color, and movements, of an oil lamp or torch. A flame having a single point was an indication of good fortune, but when having two points it indicated bad luck. A flame that was bent might indicate illness. Sparks were thought to indicate forthcoming news, while the sudden extinguishing of the flame indicated disaster. A.G.H.


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