(Chi`ro*graph"ic Chi`ro*graph"ic*al) a. Of or pertaining to chirography.
1. A chirographer; a writer or engrosser.
2. One who tells fortunes by examining the hand.
1. The art of writing or engrossing; handwriting; as, skilled in chirography.
2. The art of telling fortunes by examining the hand.
(Chi`ro*gym"nast) n. [Gr. chei`r hand + trainer of athletes, gymnast.] A mechanical
contrivance for exercising the fingers of a pianist.
(Chi`ro*log"ic*al) a. Relating to chirology.
(Chi*rol"o*gist) n. One who communicates thoughts by signs made with the hands and
(Chi*rol"o*gy) n. [Gr. chei`r hand + -logy.] The art or practice of using the manual alphabet
or of communicating thoughts by sings made by the hands and fingers; a substitute for spoken or written
language in intercourse with the deaf and dumb. See Dactylalogy.
(Chi"ro*man`cer) n. One who practices chiromancy. Dryden.
(Chi"ro*mancy) n. [Gr. chei`r hand + -mancy.] The art or practice of foretelling events,
or of telling the fortunes or the disposition of persons by inspecting the hand; palmistry.
(Chi"ro*man`ist Chi"ro*man`tist) n. A chiromancer.
(Chi`ro*man"tic Chi`ro*man"tic*al) a. Of or pertaining to chiromancy.
(Chi`ro*mon"ic) a. Relating to chironomy.
(Chi*ron"o*my) n. [Gr. chei`r hand + to manage.] The art of moving the hands in oratory
or in pantomime; gesture [Obs.]
(Chi"ro*plast) n. [Gr. formed by hand; chei`r hand + to shape.] (Mus.) An instrument to
guid the hands and fingers of pupils in playing on the piano, etc.
(Chi*rop"o*dist) n. [Gr. chei`r hand + foot.] One who treats diseases of the hands and
feet; especially, one who removes corns and bunions.
(Chirop"ody) n. The art of treating diseases of the hands and feet.
(Chiros"ophist) n. [Gr. chei`r hand + skillful, wise. See Sophist.] A fortune teller.