dowsing rod

noun

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First Known Use of dowsing rod

1691, in the meaning defined above

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“Dowsing rod.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dowsing%20rod. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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