wishing well


noun

a well or pool of water supposed to grant the wish of one who tosses a coin into it.

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Example sentences from the Web for wishing well

  • He was with us on a picnic to the wishing-well—every county has a wishing-well, hasn't it?

    Jessamine|Marion Harland
  • The philosopher in me tells me it does not matter when the twins fall down the wishing-well.

    They and I|Jerome K. Jerome