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planchette

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noun plan·chette \plan-ˈshet\

Definition of planchette

  1. :  a small triangular or heart-shaped board supported on casters at two points and a vertical pencil at a third and believed to produce automatic writing when lightly touched by the fingers; also :  a similar board without a pencil




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