What does the word seer mean?

Usage examples for seer

  1. Thus and only thus do truth and delusion mingle in the magic of eyes- the spectral past suffusing with charm ineffable the apparition of the present; and the sudden splendour in the soul of the seer is but a flash, one soundless sheet lightning of the infinite memory. – Lafcadio Hearn by Nina H. Kennard
  2. In vision wrapp'd, the Hyperesian seer Uprose, and thus divined the vengeance near: O race to death devote! – The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, translated by Alexander Pope