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fortune teller

[OED, one who tells fortunes] n. an object used to tell one's fortune: 1918 "I'm gwoin' to tell you story from my little fortune teller." Leetle boy had a new piece of leder, rolled it up, and put it under his knee. As he would smash it, de leder'd cry (Parsons 80). (San Sal., Mayag)

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Last update: 2010-12-05 15:24
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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