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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. certain movements of tables, etc., attributed by some to the agency of departed spirits, and by others to the development of latent vital or spriritual forces, but more commonly ascribed to the muscular force of persons in connection with the objects moved, or to physical force applied otherwise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. manipulation of a table during a seance; attributed to spirits


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