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  • n. Alternative form of springwater.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. water from a spring
  • n. underground water that is held in the soil and in pervious rocks


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  • Soon they lay in platters of birch, a savory incense filling the air, and in no time the hunters were satisfying their hunger with the delicious salmon and trout, washed down by copious draughts of pure spring water from a nearby rill whose gentle gurgle one could distinguish as it mingled with the noise of the dashing surf and the roar of the falls.

    Winona: A Tale of Negro Life in the South and Southwest

  • A new entrant in the water market is Wazu, a Canadian spring water that self-consciously positions itself against the paradisiacal visions of its competitors.

    Experiential Marketing

  • She was getting a delicious taste of old times, and though the spring water was very cold, and with it and the rain one half of each sleeve was soon thoroughly wetted, she gathered her cresses, and scampered back with a pair of eyes and cheeks that might have struck any city belle chill with envy.


  • Our funky scavengers found warehouses and brought back supplies, a few dozen cases of canned tuna packed in spring water and a hundred two-gallon cans of pineapple juice and boxes of paper towels and toilet paper, all deeply appreciated and distributed and then consumed in a day by our thousands.

    Our American King

  •    By the time Cimorene returned, Morwen and Brandel had laid out a substantial supper, including roast boar, baked potatoes, carrots, green beans and tiny onions, and spring water for the people; and sardines with cream for the cats.

    calling on dragons

  • A most charitable youth climbed up from his house – half-an-hour distant – carrying the largest bottle-gourd I ever saw, wrapped in a wet cloth and full of cold spring water (far too cold, I thought, to drink in such heat), and a tin pot.

    High Albania

  • Ye taste to me was but like good spring water wch wth wine and sugar and Lemons might make a pleasant Draught after walking amongst those shady trees of wch there is a great many and some straight and tall like a grove but not very uniforme.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

  • Two other male servants fetched spring water for his bath, then towelled him dry.

    Lion Of Macedon

  • The cool spring water is the only clarifier needed to remove all dross and impurities and bring out all the virtues and beauties of this cream-evolved element.

    Our Friend John Burroughs


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