watering can


noun

a container for water, typically of metal or plastic and having a spout with a perforated nozzle, for watering or sprinkling plants, flowers, etc.

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Also called watering pot, sprinkling can .

Origin of watering can

First recorded in 1685–95
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British Dictionary definitions for watering can

watering can

noun

a container with a handle and a spout with a perforated nozzle used to sprinkle water over plants
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