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Meaning of PLANCHETTE

Pronunciation:  plan'chet

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a triangular board supported on casters; when lightly touched with the fingertips it is supposed to spell out supernatural (or unconscious) messages
 

PLANCHETTE is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: board, Ouija, Ouija board

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Plan`chette"\, n. [F. See {Planchet}.]
1. A circumferentor. See {Circumferentor}.

2. A small tablet of wood supported on casters and having a
   pencil attached. The characters produced by the pencil on
   paper, while the hand rests on the instrument and it is
   allowed to move, are sometimes translated as of oracular
   or supernatural import.

 

 

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