a well or pool of water supposed to grant the wish of one who tosses a coin into it.
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How to use wishing well in a sentence
There is a great difference between wishing well to a cause and supporting it in person.The Children of the New Forest | Captain Marryat
We expressed ourselves in various ways, but we were all sincere in wishing well for the Gordons.Vacation with the Tucker Twins | Nell Speed
"wishing well, however, hath not a body in it;" and our intents of to-day are oft-times marred by the events of to-morrow.William Shakespeare as he lived. | Henry Curling
I never blamed her for not wishing well to democracy—how should she?
The philosopher in me tells me it does not matter when the twins fall down the wishing-well.They and I | Jerome K. Jerome