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clairvoyant


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clairvoyant  \Clair*voy"ant\,  a.  [F.,  fr  clair  clear  +  voyant, 
  p.  pr  of  voir  to  see  See  {Clear},  and  {Vision}.] 
  Pertaining  to  clairvoyance;  discerning  objects  while  in  a 
  mesmeric  state  which  are  not  present  to  the  senses 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clairvoyant  \Clair*voy"ant\  n. 
  One  who  is  able,  when  in  a  mesmeric  state,  to  discern  objects 
  not  present  to  the  senses 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clairvoyant 
  adj  1:  perceiving  things  beyond  the  natural  range  of  the  senses 
  2:  foreseeing  the  future  [syn:  {precognitive},  {second-sighted}] 
  n  :  someone  who  has  the  power  of  clairvoyance 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  CLAIRVOYANT,  n.  A  person,  commonly  a  woman,  who  has  the  power  of 
  seeing  that  which  is  invisible  to  her  patron,  namely,  that  he  is  a 
  blockhead. 
 
 




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