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  • noun Plural form of planchette.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I thought of dowsing rods, Ouija board planchettes, other mysteriously magical objects that are all supposed to be fake.

    Claim to Fame

  • I thought of dowsing rods, Ouija board planchettes, other mysteriously magical objects that are all supposed to be fake.

    Claim to Fame

  • I thought of dowsing rods, Ouija board planchettes, other mysteriously magical objects that are all supposed to be fake.

    Claim to Fame

  • "If they can move Ouija board planchettes and write in window-frost, I imagine they could write on a canvas, " I said.

    Duma Key

  • Abdalonim, turning pale, went to another set of pigeon-holes, and took from them some planchettes of sycamore wood strung in packets on leathern strings.

    Salammbo

  • I met my eventual wife at this time, and she spent many late nights in the lab with me as I manually fed planchettes into the radioactivity counter.

    Alfred G. Gilman - Autobiography

  • Experiments pursued for years with table-turning, planchettes, mediums, clairvoyantes, come to this.

    The Argosy Vol. 51, No. 2, February, 1891

  • Mixed up with them were implements for every sort of wizardry known to the superstitious; from old-fashioned English love charms to African Obi sticks, from spiritualistic planchettes to the most horrible of Fijian death potions.

    A Bid for Fortune or Dr. Nikola's Vendetta

  • Those who associate this latest mystery only with gyrating articles of furniture, rapping tables, or simpering planchettes, are simply in the abyss of ignorance, and dangerously underrate the gravity of the subject.

    Mystic London: or, Phases of occult life in the metropolis

  • This may be due to subtle differences in the processing of the metal strips used to make the coin blanks (planchettes) at the mint.

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