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wishing well

noun
1.
a well or pool of water supposed to grant the wish of one who tosses a coin into it.
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  • "We'll wish for things to eat when we get to the wishing well," said Randal.

    The Gold Of Fairnilee Andrew Lang
  • Randal was nowhere in sight, and she did not know where to look for the wishing well.

    The Gold Of Fairnilee Andrew Lang
  • As a matter of course the pool had been christened the “wishing well.”

  • I never blamed her for not wishing well to democracy,—how should she?

  • But there is no need to seek them while the wishing well, nearer to hand, calls.

    The Hardy Country Charles G. Harper
  • “We saw you with your lantern at the wishing well,” Louise confessed.

    The Wishing Well Mildred A. Wirt
  • While they searched it from end to end, she waited hopefully at the wishing well.

    The Wishing Well Mildred A. Wirt
  • Ronder was never happier than when he was wishing well to all mankind.

    The Cathedral Sir Hugh Walpole
  • Have I not been drinking loyal toasts to every monarchy of Europe, and wishing well to those who need it not?

    Gerald Fitzgerald Charles James Lever
  • He begins his argument by saying: 'All love, dear brethren, consists in wishing well to those who are loved.'

    By the Christmas Fire

    Samuel McChord Crothers

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