from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Waters, Ethel 1896-1977. American actress and singer who began in vaudeville and became popular on Broadway and in films, such as The Sound and the Fury (1959).
- Waters, Muddy Originally McKinley Morganfield. 1915-1983. American blues singer and musician whose band shaped the hard-edged, electric Chicago blues sound of the post-World War II era and exerted a tremendous influence on British and American popular music. His many blues classics include "Long Distance Call,” "Mannish Boy,” and "Got My Mojo Working.”
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- proper n. A patronymic surname.
- proper n. A topographic surname.
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- n. the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion
- n. United States actress and singer (1896-1977)
From the given name Walter + the patronymic suffix -s. (Wiktionary)
From residence near water. (Wiktionary)