divining rod

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di·vin·ing rod

(dĭ-vī′nĭng)
n.
A forked branch or stick that is believed to indicate subterranean water or minerals by bending downward when held over a source.

divining rod

n
(Mining & Quarrying) a rod, usually a forked hazel twig, said to move or dip when held over ground in which water, metal, etc, is to be found. Also called: dowsing rod

divin′ing rod`


n.
a rod, esp. a forked stick, commonly of hazel, supposedly useful in locating underground water or metal deposits. Also called dowser.
[1745–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.divining rod - forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oildivining rod - forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oil
stick - an implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"
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divining rod

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