familiar spirit


familiar spirit

noun

Definition of FAMILIAR SPIRIT

1
:  a spirit or demon that serves or prompts an individual
2
:  the spirit of a dead person invoked by a medium to advise or prophesy

Examples of FAMILIAR SPIRIT

  1. <asked the spiritualist to summon the familiar spirit of her late mother for some matrimonial guidance>

First Known Use of FAMILIAR SPIRIT

1565

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