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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Dowsing for water

Usage examples (7)
  • 98 We have not heard the last of this old “dowsing rod”: the latest form of rhabdomancy is an electrical-rod invented in the United
  • It is not water, but treasures which they profess to find by some hidden kind of rhabdomancy.
  • I refer to such organic forces as are popularly summed up under the words clairvoyance, mesmerism, rhabdomancy, animal magnetism, physical spiritualism.
  • Rhabdomantic: "related to rhabdomancy" ( "divination by means of a rod or wand; spec. a technique for searching for underground water, minerals, etc.; dowsing"). for more
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