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water diviner

Brit a person able to locate the presence of water, esp underground, with a divining rod
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As hosepipes run dry across the country water diviners like Clive Thompson (inset) have been called on to find fresh supplies
71) The nature of water was crucial in determining the process of site selection and the public denouncement of water diviners and water veins necessitated by the regulations leaving the choice of site in farmers' hands.
The preferred rural oracle to geology, the water diviner or water wyzer (water pointer), was an old presence in the colonial landscape with an ancient European pedigree.
The Rev Fanthorpe has come up with a further 12 categories of unworldliness in which to fit yourself: telepathy, telekinesis, teleportation, time travel, mediums, psychic healers, astrologers, palm readers, Tarot card readers, crystal experts, wizards and enchanters, and water diviners.
State water boring was guided by a combination of geological and engineering science, but encountered sustained resistance from settler farmers who preferred the word of their water diviners over the official experts in deciding where to bore.
Like water diviners they nest in the corner, exactly where the well used to be