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- n. a board with the alphabet on it; used with a planchette to spell out supernatural messages
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I thought of dowsing rods, Ouija board planchettes, other mysteriously magical objects that are all supposed to be fake.
I don't endeavor to persuade defunct poetesses to dictate via the Ouija board effusions which give little encouragement as to the present state of culture in Paradise, or to induce Napoleon to leave wherever he is and devote his energies to tipping a table for me, you understand ....