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British a person able to locate the presence of water, esp underground, with a divining rodUS name: waterfinder
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Words nearby water diviner
water crake, watercress, water cure, water curtain, water cycle, water diviner, waterdog, water down, water dropwort, watered, watered-down
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How to use water diviner in a sentence
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
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
It was after midnight that neighbors came bringing the water diviner.Blue Ridge Country|Jean Thomas