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  • noun Plural form of dowser.

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Examples

  • On its Web site www.geo.org, The Geo Group describes itself as "a group of artists, architects, landscape architects and 'dowsers' dedicated to creating environmental art for the purposes of world peace."

    You can't make this stuff up: Local (NW) folly...

  • "dowsers" had been called in with their divining rods to find the vanished waters.

    The Naturalist on the Thames

  • Moore and his crew are dowsers, scryers, remote viewers, rambling around inside the occult power grid supposedly delineated by the six London churches of architect Nicholas Hawksmoor.

    The Sorcery of Alan Moore

  • Moore and his crew are dowsers, scryers, remote viewers, rambling around inside the occult power grid supposedly delineated by the six London churches of architect Nicholas Hawksmoor.

    The Sorcery of Alan Moore

  • To find dead bodies, I simply have to dowse for them with a forked piece of wood or wire, like dowsers do for water.

    Silver Zombie

  • On a hot summer day I came looking for water in a place where no water exists, the way dowsers do when they search for trapped, underground places, seeking out the ghost of water, its remanence.

    My (Imaginary) Dinner With Lydia Davis

  • Like dowsers they seem, with magical powers, so distant from most of us is the world of high finance and the mathematical talents necessary to wield power there, that those adepts might as well be Merlins of Money; since all magic is naught but a manifestation of one's perception or lack thereof during a particular event.

    Printing: mollycruz

  • Like dowsers they seem, with magical powers, so distant from most of us is the world of high finance and the mathematical talents necessary to wield power there, that those adepts might as well be Merlins of Money; since all magic is naught but a manifestation of one's perception or lack thereof during a particular event.

    OpEdNews - Diary: mollycruz

  • After first discovering the remains of an underground building, local historians used water dowsers and flour to map out the rest of the small medieval community hidden under the meadow.

    Walk back in time to find a village ruined by the plague

  • After first discovering the remains of an underground building, local historians used water dowsers and flour to map out the rest of the small medieval community hidden under the meadow.

    Archive 2007-03-01

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