spring water

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Noun1.spring water - underground water that is held in the soil and in pervious rocks
H2O, water - binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
2.spring water - water from a spring
water - a liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants; "he asked for a drink of water"
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Why, Mars Tom, I lay I kin raise one er dem mullen-stalks twyste wid spring water whiles another man's a START'N one wid tears.
Rebecca flew down over the hill to get a last pail of spring water, and as she lifted the bucket from the crystal depths and looked out over the glowing beauty of the autumn landscape, she saw a company of surveyors with their instruments making calculations and laying lines that apparently crossed Sunnybrook at the favorite spot where Mirror Pool lay clear and placid, the yellow leaves on its surface no yellower than its sparkling sands.
Tell them also to bring me some clear spring water.
And now Little John took up his stout staff, at the end of which hung a chubby little leathern pottle, such as palmers carry at the tips of their staves; but in it was something, I wot, more like good Malmsey than cold spring water, such as godly pilgrims carry.
Ago told me that many generations before his time the forest was irrigated by changing the course of the streams which carried the spring water to the city but that when the trees had sent their roots down to the natural moisture of the soil and required no further irrigation, the course of the stream was changed and other trees were planted.
The scent of the flowers, the booty of the bee, the primal drip of spring waters, the overture of the lark, the twist of lemon peel on the cocktail of creation--such is the bride.
para]]CHICAGO, July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Noah's Spring Water has added the Rexam 24 oz.
SUPERMARKET giant Tesco has launched its first own spring water label following a tie-up with a Welsh supplier.
Many consumers assume that a bottle of purified water from a major soft drink company contains spring water sourced from a far-off protected mountain valley.
NYSE:T) has announced a contract with Spring Water On Tap, an Atlanta-based natural spring water supplier.