noun divination by use of a key, keys; also called cleidomancy See cleidomancy Word Origin cleido- ‘key’
[klahy-uh nt] /ˈklaɪ ənt/ noun 1. a person or group that uses the professional advice or services of a lawyer, accountant, advertising agency, architect, etc. 2. a person who is receiving the benefits, services, etc., of a social welfare agency, a government bureau, etc. 3. a customer. 4. anyone under the patronage of another; a […]
[klahy-uh n-tij] /ˈklaɪ ən tɪdʒ/ noun 1. a body of ; clientele. 2. Also, clienthood. the relationship of a to a patron; dependency.