dowsing rod


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dowsing rod

(ˈdaʊzɪŋ)
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(Mining & Quarrying) another name for divining rod
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Noun1.dowsing rod - forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oildowsing 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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My kit includes: one dowsing rod, one leather necklace and assorted sentimental objects for talismans and amulets, three books on woodland fungi, herbs and flowers, one telescope, one cauldron, one teapot and one mug.