water carrier


a person who carries water, as to a body of troops.
a pipe, duct, or tank for conveying water.
a ship that transports goods or persons by waterway or sea routes.


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Origin of water carrier

First recorded in 1645–55
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British Dictionary definitions for water carrier (1 of 2)

water carrier


informal a football player who is regarded as hard-working and competent but is not a star player

British Dictionary definitions for water carrier (2 of 2)

Water Carrier

Water Bearer


the Water Carrier the constellation Aquarius, the 11th sign of the zodiac
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