Thesaurus / palmist
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Mrs. Irvin has decided to consult a palmist or a hypnotist or some such occult authority before dining with you this evening.
THE palmist is about the size of a rat, or a small squirrel; he lives upon the palm-trees, from which he takes his name.
In fine, he is smaller than the palmist, consequently there can be no doubt of their being two different species.
The squirrels of Barbary, Switzerland, and the palmist, are three species very much like each other.
Some call him the palm-rat, and others the palm-tree squirrel; but as he is neither a rat nor a squirrel, we call him palmist.
The palmist professes to point out how to avoid the ills of life.
AS A CHINAMAN SAW USANONYMOUS
In 1895 Cheiro the palmist examined my hand & said that in my 68th year I would become suddenly rich.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Palmist, pal′mist, or p′mist, n. one who tells fortunes by the lines and marks of the palm—also Pal′mister (or p′-).
We laugh at the mistakes which the palmist makes, even though we think seriously of the true things she speaks.
The palmist looks at the wrinkles made by closing the hand and says they signify character.
A CYNIC LOOKS AT LIFEAMBROSE BIERCE
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