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Horʹoscope (3 syl.)

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The scheme of the twelve houses by which astrologers tell your fortune. The word means the “hour-scrutinised,” because it is the hour of birth only which is examined in these star-maps. (Hora-skopeo, Greek.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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