verb (used without object)
Definition for water-witch (2 of 2)
Origin of water witch
Examples from the Web for water-witch
The profession of a water-witch did not bring enough ducats to the Smith family; so the attempt was made to find hidden treasures.
The first manœuvre of the Water-witch was an attempt to gain the wind of her pursuer.
The water-witch fled, but in doing so carried off the best beloved of all the King's warriors.
We have no want of passes, and the Miller's-Maid is just as good a name to hail by, as the 'Water-witch.'
This little bird is the Mother Carey's chicken of sailors, and is also called storm-finch and water-witch.Poachers and Poaching|John Watson