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water witching

noun
1.
the supposed discovering of subterranean streams by means of a divining rod.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism

water-witch

[waw-ter-wich, wot-er-] /ˈwɔ tərˌwɪtʃ, ˈwɒt ər-/
verb (used without object)
1.
to practice water witching; work as a water witch.
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  • Numerous books and pamphlets have been written on the subject of water witching.

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