Water-bearer

Wa´ter-bear`er


n.1.(Astron.) The constellation Aquarius.
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As we pluck out the shafts, stand aside; here's the battering-ram, Capricornus, or the Goat; full tilt, he comes rushing, and headlong we are tossed; when Aquarius, or the Water-bearer, pours out his whole deluge and drowns us; and to wind up with Pisces, or the Fishes, we sleep.
Tall man, I never thought on it till now-- Body of me, I had a warrant of the peace served on me, even now as I came along, by a water-bearer.
It concerns the depiction of Aquarius on a Soviet stamp--one that shows the zodiacal water-bearer quite untraditionally swathed in a kind of loincloth.
In return, you shall be the honored water-bearer to the gods of my kingdom.
The $287 million Aquarius -- Latin for water-bearer -- is designed to measure microwave energy emitted by the ocean, giving scientists an idea of the saltiness.
WEEKEND birthday star Robbie Williams was born on February 13, 1974, under the complex sign of Aquarius, the water-bearer.
Adjacent to them are the water constellations: Capricornus the Sea-Goat, Aquarius the Water-Bearer, Piscis Austrinus the Southern Fish, and Pisces the Fishes.
However, for naked-eye skywatchers this is a good time to look beyond Mars out to the stars of the constellation that contains it: Aquarius, the Water-Bearer.
For single water-bearers, there's a full bucket of pleasures awaiting and many a trip to many a well.
Aquarius and Pisces Water-bearers should give themselves a break and you fish, keep swimming.
What comes across is a strong sense of atmosphere: dusty roads that cut through the mountains, water-bearers staggering through the desert, a crowded bar where all the men go to watch television soaps.