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spirit rapping

noun, Spiritualism.
a form of communication between living persons and the spirits of deceased persons by tapping out messages on a table, board, or the like.
Origin of spirit rapping
1850-55, Americanism
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spirit rapper, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The exhibitions consisted of the usual phenomena, table turning, spirit rapping and the moving of large bodies by invisible means.

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