water diviner


noun

British a person able to locate the presence of water, esp underground, with a divining rodUS name: waterfinder

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"EVERYDAY" VS. "EVERY DAY" QUIZ: IS IT ONE WORD OR TWO?

An everyday activity is one you do every day. (Thanks, English.) Practice using "everyday," one word, and "every day," two words, in this fun quiz with … everyday example sentences!
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“Everyday" is an adjective that describes things that happen habitually or items that are normal items or events.
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Example sentences from the Web for water diviner

  • I felt my copy of "Le Morte d'Arthur" turning in my hand, like a water-diviner's rod.

    Set in Silver|Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  • There's no water there yet; but the most fun of all to-day was the water-diviner the old Gonzales brought.

    The Guests Of Hercules|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson