table rapping

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Noun1.table rapping - alleged form of communication with spirits of the dead
parapsychology, psychic phenomena, psychic phenomenon - phenomena that appear to contradict physical laws and suggest the possibility of causation by mental processes
seance, sitting, session - a meeting of spiritualists; "the seance was held in the medium's parlor"
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TG at one time or other investigated the Ouija board, mental telepathy, table rapping, table tipping, table traveling, table flipping, bell-box ringing, bell-box cables, super-normal lights, automatic writing, scripts, deep-trance drawings, direct voice, communications from deceased persons, dictatorial spirit guides, trance personalities, and ectoplasmic constructions.
Interestingly, Lillian and the other Forresters came from Belleville, Ontario, near Consecon, where the famous Fox sisters, Margaret and Kate, were born and later initiated a spiritualistic resurgence because of their table rapping feats in Hydesville, New York in 1848.
Among the highlights this time will be a seance and a table rapping - in which a medium gets a spirit to levitate a table.