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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Astrologer  \As*trol"o*ger\,  n.  [See  {Astrology}.] 
  1.  One  who  studies  the  stars;  an  astronomer.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  One  who  practices  astrology;  one  who  professes  to  foretell 
  events  by  the  aspects  and  situation  of  the  stars. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  astrologer 
  n  :  someone  who  predicts  the  future  by  the  positions  of  the 
  planets  and  sun  and  moon  [syn:  {astrologist}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Astrologer 
  (Dan.  1:20;  2:2,  10,  27,  etc.)  Heb.  'ashshaph',  an  enchanter, 
  one  who  professes  to  divine  future  events  by  the  appearance  of 
  the  stars.  This  science  flourished  among  the  Chaldeans  It  was 
  positively  forbidden  to  the  Jews  (Deut.  4:19;  18:10;  Isa. 
  47:13). 
 




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