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water in or from a branch, creek, stream, etc.; pure, natural water.
Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
(in a drink, highball, etc.) plain water as distinguished from soda water, ginger ale, or the like; ordinary water.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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