dowser
noun Date: 1838 divining rod; also a person who uses it

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  • Dowser — Dows er, n. 1. A divining rod used in searching for water, ore, etc., a dowsing rod. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 2. One who uses the dowser or divining rod. Eng. Cyc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dowser — noun /ˈdæʊzə/ a) A divining rod used in searching for water, ore, etc.; a dowsing rod. b) One who uses the dowser or divining rod …   Wiktionary

  • dowser — dowse [1] ► VERB ▪ search for underground water or minerals with a pointer which is supposedly moved by unseen influences. DERIVATIVES dowser noun. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • dowser — /dow zeuhr/, n. 1. Also called dowsing rod /dow zing/. See divining rod. 2. a person skilled in its use. [1830 40; DOWSE2 + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • dowser — dows|er [ˈdauzə US ər] n someone who dowses for water or minerals …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dowser — dows·er || daÊŠzÉ™ n. person who uses a divining rod to find water (or metal, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dowser — drowse …   Anagrams dictionary

  • dowser — noun (C) someone who dowses for water or minerals …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dowser — dows·er …   English syllables

  • dowser — See: dowse …   English dictionary

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