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  • n. A variant spelling of springwater.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Water issuing from a spring: in contradistinction to river-water, rain-water, etc.


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  • The February 2010 raid of the clinic led to the discovery of biohazard bags containing the remains of 47 fetuses, including that of a "baby boy" with a gestational age of 28 weeks found frozen in a plastic spring-water jug, according to the grand jury report.

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  • But Laucala, where prices start from $3,800 per night per residence, marks the first time they've looked after a spot with its own international airstrip, an 18-hole golf course, spring-water bottling at the source and a staff of 350.

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  • She dipped each in the spring-water called to water-and then arranged them around her in a rough circle.

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  • New nicotine-spiked spring-water gives you your toxin of choice in liquid form.

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  • My baths are like this, first, I walk down the street to collect the spring-water into large plastic jugs and carry it back to the house.

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  • Assorted plastic grocery-store bags, an unfamiliar sweater, a climbing magazine, a couple of spring-water bottles and a headlamp spilled off the couch and onto the floor.

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  • Conducts various investigations, such as regional assessment for heat resources based on maps and reports; mapping, commonly in rugged terrain under harsh conditions, by foot, vehicle, or helicopter; spring-water sampling and analyzing; aiding or conducting geophysical surveys; and assessing the geothermal resource heat.

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  • And when Tannim put an unwrapped sports-bar into one hand, and a bottle of spring-water into the other, the old man nearly wept with joy.

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  • They made a cosy corner in the cottage and had a slice of cake and a biscuit each, with a drink of pineapple juice and spring-water.

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  • They were thirsty all day long, and it was pleasant to dip a cup into the bowl of spring-water and drink.

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