Definition of water witch in English:

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water witch

(also water-witcher)

noun

US
A water diviner.
Example sentences
  • Ask them about water witches, or diviners, and find out if they have heard about them.
  • There are water-witchers out divining and they're closing in on you.
  • Although most water witches charge around $100, the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Water Well Association advise against employing a water witch to search for ground water.

Derivatives

water-witching

noun
Example sentences
  • For water-witching or foretelling the future, the diviner was often an integral, if under-appreciated member of the country village.
  • In the mountains where I learned water witching, there were one or two old-timers whose judgment was often sought.
  • The art of water witching has been recorded far back in history.

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