a water fountain that ejects a jet of water for drinking without a cup.
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How to use drinking fountain in a sentence
Make sure to bring plenty of water if you know you won’t be near a drinking fountain or other water source, and know how much water your dog should be drinking ahead of time.
I had access to a bathroom with toilets, urinals, sinks and mirrors, as well as drinking water from a drinking fountain.
Even their drinking fountain is famous: a urinal Papa lugged home in a stupor from his favorite bar.The Cat's Meow: Top 10 Destinations for Feline Fanatics | Lonely Planet | December 20, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Speaking of shallow drinking dishes, I wouldn't use them, even before I ever heard of a drinking fountain.Beautiful Joe | Marshall Saunders
He joined some boys near the drinking fountain in the square, but took little part in their characteristic chatter.The New Boys at Oakdale | Morgan Scott
"We're going to set up a drinking fountain in the business square," Fanny explained.Green Valley | Katharine Reynolds
The right corner of the foreground is occupied by a drinking fountain; the corner at the left, by an advertising column.Plays by August Strindberg, Fourth Series | August Strindberg
Exactly at midnight you will be in the southwest corner of the lobby, where there is a drinking fountain.The Black Star | Johnston McCulley
British Dictionary definitions for drinking fountain
a device for providing a flow or jet of drinking water, usually in public places
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