Ouija board


Ouija board
Ouija board NOUN trademark a board with letters, numbers, and other signs around its edge, to which a pointer moves, supposedly in answer to questions at a seance.
ORIGIN from French oui 'yes' + German ja 'yes' .

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  • ouija board — board used in seances, board with letters on it that is used to communicate with the spirits of the dead …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Ouija board — Oui|ja board [ˈwi:dʒə bo:d US ˈwi:dʒi: bo:rd] n trademark a board with letters and signs on it, which some people believe can be used to receive messages from dead people …   Dictionary of contemporary English