water witch

water witch
(n) искатель воды; лозоискатель; русалка

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  • Water witch — Wa ter witch (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The dabchick. (b) The stormy petrel. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water witch — n. ☆ 1. a person who professes to have the power to find underground water with a divining rod; dowser ☆ 2. any of various diving birds, as certain grebes …   English World dictionary

  • water-witch — /waw teuhr wich , wot euhr /, v.i. to practice water witching; work as a water witch. * * * …   Universalium

  • water-witch — /waw teuhr wich , wot euhr /, v.i. to practice water witching; work as a water witch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Water Witch (Novel) — Infobox Book | name = Water Witch image caption = Cover of the Ace Books paperback edition author = Connie Willis and Cynthia Felice genre = Science Fiction publisher = Ace Books pub date = January 1982 media type = Print (Paperback) pages = isbn …   Wikipedia

  • Water Witch incident — ▪ South American history       (1855), brief military skirmish near the Paraguayan Ft. Itapirú, involving the USS “Water Witch,” commanded by Lt. Thomas J. Page, and Paraguayan troops who fired as the vessel was exploring the Paraná River, in… …   Universalium

  • water witch — wa′ter witch (or witch er) n. a person skilled at water witching; dowser • Etymology: 1810–20, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • water witch — 1. Also, water witcher. a person skilled at water witching; dowser. 2. a witch believed to haunt lakes, ponds, etc. [1810 20, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • water-witch — wa′ter witch v. i. cvb to practice water witching …   From formal English to slang

  • water witch — (also water witcher) noun US a water diviner. Derivatives water witching noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • water witch — noun Date: 1817 one who dowses for water • water witching noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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