Definitions of Belomancy

  1. A kind of divination anciently practiced by means of marked arrows drawn at random from a bag or quiver, the marks on the arrows drawn being supposed to foreshow the future. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A kind of divination by marked arrows. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. A kind of divination in which arrows were used as lots. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. bel'o-man-si, n. a kind of divination by means of arrows. [Gr. belos, a dart, manteia, divination.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  5. [Gr.] by the flight of arrows [an arrow], sometimes differently marked, and taken at random from the quiver. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy