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Water Bearer

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noun Astronomy, Astrology.
  1. Aquarius.
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Origin of Water Bearer

First recorded in 1585–95
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • Tankerwoman, “water-bearer, one who carried water from the conduits.”


    Abraham Cowley

  • She lifted the big molasses-can from its shelf on the rafters with the attitude of a Greek water-bearer.

  • There is another child in this poor household, a sister of the water-bearer, fair, but less fair than she.

  • At least give him the opportunity of softening your indignation by bringing the water-bearer here without angering Asclepiodorus.

  • When only in his twelfth year, Dost Mohammed Khan was attached to the retinue of his brother as abdar, or water-bearer.