Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A well sunk, usually by boring, in order to procure salt-brine.

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Examples

  • Wady el-Miyáh, which has a large salt-well near the sea, and down whose upper bed we shall travel after leaving Umm el-Karáyát; the

    The Land of Midian

  • Amongst the number of important formations are: -- the Wady el-Miyáh, which has a large salt-well near the sea, and down whose upper bed we shall travel after leaving Umm el-Karáyát; the Wady el-Kurr, whose acquaintance we shall make in the eastern region; and the Wady el-‘Argah (‘Arjah).

    The Land of Midian — Volume 2

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