Onychomancy
Divination by fingernails. It was practiced by watching the
reflection of the sun in the nails of a boy, and judging the future
by the shape of the figures displayed on their surface. (See also
onimancy)
Sources
Waite, Arthur Edward. The Occult Sciences. N.p., 1891. Reprint,
Secaucus, N.J. University Books, 1974

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