Definition of Rappings

1. Noun. (plural of rapping) ¹



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Definition of Rappings

1. rapping [n] - See also: rapping

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rappings

rappees
rappel
rappeled
rappeler
rappelers
rappeling
rappelled
rappeller
rappellers
rappelling
rappels
rappen
rapper
rappers
rapping
rappings (current term)
rappini
rappoldite
rapport
rapporteur
rapporteurs
rapports
rapprochement
rapprochements
raps
rapscallion
rapscallionly
rapscallions
rapt
raptly

Literary usage of Rappings

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1. Our First Century: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the One by Richard Miller Devens (1876)
"First rappings in Hydesville, NY—Time, Manner, Circumstances.—A Murdered Man's Spirit—How the Mystery was Solved.—rappings, the Spirit Language. ..."

2. Old England and New England: In a Series of Views Taken on the Spot by Alfred Bunn (1853)
"Spiritual rappings—Their extent and their exposure—Visit of his mother's spirit to the author—The spirit moveth tables and chairs, as well as itself—Spirits ..."

3. Old England and New England, in a Series of Views Taken on the Spot: In a by Alfred Bunn (1853)
"Spiritual rappings—Their extent and their exposure—Visit of his mother's spirit to the author—The spirit moveth tables and chairs, as well as itself—Spirits ..."

4. Are the Dead Alive?: The Problem of Physical [!] Research that the World's by Fremont Rider (1909)
"Are the rappings Genuine? But it is impossible to dismiss the whole subject of rappings with an airy wave of the hand: the evidence is too voluminous and ..."

5. The Mercersburg Review by Reformed Church in the United States Publication Board, Franklin and Marshall College Alumni Association (1861)
"... performed no deeds more ludicrous than some of those which are known in common parlance as "table-movings " and " spirit-rappings;" still ..."

6. Historical and Biographical Essays by John Forster (1858)
"Mr. Paragraph, and two authors whom he had hired to ask questions of the ghost at nine shillings a night, were taking notes of the rappings and scratchings ..."

7. Historical and Biographical Essays by John Forster (1858)
"t Mr. Paragraph, and two authors whom he had hired to ask questions of the ghost at nine shillings a night, were taking notes of the rappings and ..."

8. Civilized America by Thomas Colley Grattan (1859)
"... from Handwriting—The same result from mere Contact with the Paper—Remarkable Instance of this Faculty— Discredit attached to Mesmerism—Spirit rappings. ..."

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