Soothsaying

Sooth"say`ing

, n. 1. A true saying; truth. [Obs.]
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2. The act of one who soothsays; the foretelling of events; the art or practice of making predictions.
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A damsel, possessed with a spirit of divination . . . which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying.
Acts xvi. 16.
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3. A prediction; a prophecy; a prognostication.
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Divinations and soothsayings and dreams are vain.
Eclus. xxxiv. 5.
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