What does the word necromancy mean?

Usage examples for necromancy

  1. Out of it sprang magic, sorcery, necromancy. – Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History by Auguste Sabatier
  2. There has been crystal- gazing and star- worship and necromancy of all sorts. – The Gloved Hand by Burton E. Stevenson
  3. It was while I was thus under the full spell of the Shakespearean necromancy that a significant event occurred. – Father and Son by Edmund Gosse