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The action or practice of astrologize.See also astrologize
Early 18th century; earliest use found in Myles Davies (1662–?1719), bibliographer. From astrologize + -ing.
That practises astrology; reflecting on or considering in astrological terms.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Phillips (1631–?1706), writer. From astrologize + -ing.
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