watering place


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watering place

n.
1. A place where animals find water to drink.
2. A health resort with mineral springs; a spa.
3. Informal A watering hole.

watering place

n
1. (Human Geography) a place where drinking water for men or animals may be obtained
2. (Human Geography) Brit a spa
3. (Human Geography) Brit a seaside resort

wa′tering place`


n.
1. a seaside or lakeside vacation resort.
2. a health resort near mineral springs, a lake, or the sea, featuring therapeutic baths, water cures, or the like; spa.
3. a spring or water hole containing drinking water.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.watering place - a health resort near a spring or at the seasidewatering place - a health resort near a spring or at the seaside
pump room - a pump house at a spa where medicinal waters are pumped and where patrons gather
playground, resort area, vacation spot - an area where many people go for recreation
References in classic literature ?
But when one day a member of the tribe discovered the blacks in great numbers on the banks of a little stream that had been their watering place for generations, and in the act of clearing a space in the jungle and erecting many huts, the apes would remain no longer; and so Tarzan led them inland for many marches to a spot as yet undefiled by the foot of a human being.
They generally consist of foreign watering places where the sheep and the goats house together now and then.
The Prophet (PBUH) strictly warned against defiling them as it would provoke Allah's curse as well as the people's, saying Beware of the three acts that cause others to curse you relieving yourselves in a watering place, on foot paths or shaded places where people can sit or take rest.
Contract notice: Asbestos removal and deconstruction of the school, the way of the watering place in noisy-le-roi
04CROSBY, one of Liverpool's 'fashionable suburbs', was thought to be Lancashire's oldest watering place.
One of the quilts is on show in the A First Class Watering Place at the gallery now.
The word spa comes from the Belgian town of Spa, famed for its healing cold springs and frequented as a watering place since the 14th century.
Built in 1876 as a watering place for steam engines, it's been restored and converted into a private home - the project appeared in Channel 4's Restoration Man series earlier this year.
The watering place was located in centre of the project area and it was feared that the spring would be blocked; however, the CDA's relevant formation succeeded to prove the apprehensions wrong.
THE name of Chopwell Wood is thought to have come from the Anglo-Saxon Ceoppa Well, meaning cattle watering place.
I grabbed an old saucepan from a feed can and raced back out by the bathtub that served as their watering place.