Origin of Water Bearer
First recorded in 1585–95
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Examples from the Web for water bearer
Tankerwoman, “water-bearer, one who carried water from the conduits.”Essays
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.The Sisters, Complete
When only in his twelfth year, Dost Mohammed Khan was attached to the retinue of his brother as abdar, or water-bearer.