Definition of Spirit rapping

1. Noun. Alleged form of communication with spirits of the dead.

Exact synonyms: Table Rapping, Table Tapping
Generic synonyms: Parapsychology, Psychic Phenomena, Psychic Phenomenon
Group relationships: Seance, Session, Sitting



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spirit Rapping

spirit away
spirit bear
spirit duplicator
spirit gum
spirit lamp
spirit lamps
spirit level
spirit levels
spirit of nitre
spirit of salt
spirit of the law
spirit of turpentine
spirit of wine
spirit off
spirit rapper
spirit rapping (current term)
spirit stove
spirit thermometer
spirit up
spirit world
spiritally
spirited
spirited away
spiritedly
spiritedness
spiritednesses
spiritful
spiriting
spiriting away
spiritings

Literary usage of Spirit rapping

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1854)
"Take, for instance, “Spirit-rapping.” So greatly has the intellectual spirit of ... Let me premise the race of “spirit-rapping experiences” has been ..."

2. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Sir Edward Burnett Tylor (1891)
"... —Spirit- rapping and Spirit-writing—Rising in the air—Performances of tied mediums—Practical bearing of the study of Survival. IN examining the survival ..."

3. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Edward Burnett Tylor (1871)
"... in close connexion with witchcraft—Spirit- rapping and Spirit-writing— Rising in the air—Performances of tied mediums —Practical bearing of ..."

4. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Edward Burnett Tylor (1874)
"... to earlier culture- Spiritualism has its source in early stages of culture, in close connexion with witchcraft—Spirit-rapping and Spirit-writing—Rising ..."

5. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Edward Burnett Tylor (1889)
"... connexion with witchcraft—Spirit-rapping and Spirit-writing—Rising in the air —Performances of tied mediums—Practical bearing of tho study of Survival. ..."

6. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Edward Burnett Tylor (1874)
"... —Spirit-rapping and Spirit-writing—Rising in the air —Performances of tied ... Spiritrapping ..."

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