from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the water that flows into a well from subterraneous springs; the water drawn from a well.
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- n. underground water that is held in the soil and in pervious rocks
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They walked to the edge of the orchard, by turns sipping sweet well water from a single pipkin.
Father made a windless to our well Saturday and we drink that water now, it is not so clear or so pleasant to the taste as Dr. Young's well water but tastes very well.