Ouija board


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Ouija board

(ˈwiːdʒə)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) trademark (also without capital) a board on which are marked the letters of the alphabet. Answers to questions are spelt out by a pointer or glass held by the fingertips of the participants, and are supposedly formed by spiritual forces
[C19: from French oui yes + German ja yes]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ouija board - a board with the alphabet on itOuija board - a board with the alphabet on it; used with a planchette to spell out supernatural messages
gameboard, board - a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games; "he got out the board and set up the pieces"
planchette - a triangular board supported on casters; when lightly touched with the fingertips it is supposed to spell out supernatural (or unconscious) messages
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