from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A trademark used for a board with the alphabet and other symbols on it, and a planchette that is thought, when touched with the fingers, to move in such a way as to spell out spiritualistic and telepathic messages on the board.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A board, having letters of the alphabet and the words yes and no; used with a planchette during a seance to "communicate" with spirits.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A form of planchette, consisting of a board marked with the letters of the alphabet and the ten numerals, and of the planchette proper, which (under the hand of the operator) moves over the board and touches certain letters and numerals and thus ‘answers’ questions.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a board with the alphabet on it; used with a planchette to spell out supernatural messages
"Talking Boards Sweeping Ohio," read a local newspaper's headline in 1886 - but it was in Baltimore that the boards were first manufactured, and took on the name Ouija (derived, most agree, from the French and German words for "yes.")
The scariest movie involving a Ouija was already made.
She said they were the spirits of an old man who lived in the house during the 1920s, and a powerful, disruptive little girl who turned up after a session with a spirit-calling Ouija board.
Breathe a sigh of relief: McG has signed on to direct "Ouija," the movies based on Hasbro's Ouija board game...
McG apparently making case for why he should direct "Ouija," a film inspired by the spirit-conjuring board game.
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Miss Freer, moreover, the first witness, had regarded the statements of "Ouija" with her habitual scepticism as to induced phenomena, more particularly those of automatic writing, in which, as in dreams, it is almost always difficult to disentangle the operations of the normal from those of the subconscious personality.
McG has signed on to direct "Ouija," the movies based on
Assuming McG's "Ouija," makes a gajillion dollars, can we expect followups like Michael Bay's
McG apparently making case for why he should direct "Ouija,"