wishing well



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

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Related Words for wishing well

applaud, laud, praise, salute, felicitate, toast, stroke, bless, boost

Examples from the Web for wishing well

Historical Examples of wishing well

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


    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