from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The source of a well or stream.
  • noun A principal source; a fountainhead.
  • noun The structure built over a well.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The source of a natural well or spring.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A source, spring, or fountain.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The surface structure of an oil well etc
  • noun The source of water for a stream or well

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

  • noun a structure built over a well
  • noun the source of water for a well


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