water witch

noun

Definition of water witch

: one who dowses for water

Other Words from water witch

water witching \ ˈwȯ-​tər-​ˌwi-​chiŋ How to pronounce water witch (audio) , ˈwä-​ \ noun

Examples of water witch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yes, the deep gorge and rushing water is lovely, but many believe that the place is alive with strange spirits and the echo of ancient voices in woods and water— and a water witch. BostonGlobe.com, 24 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of water witch

1817, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of water witch was in 1817

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“Water witch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20witch. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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