water finder


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Noun1.water finder - forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground water or oilwater finder - 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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Taking to the road, they search for a desert commune founded by water finder and survivalist Levi Zabriskie.
The engineers, determined to demystify underground water, denounced water diving as "quackery" and insisted "We have no one who is regarded as what is called a 'water finder'--a sort of witch who professes to do something supernatural." (55) Farmers were equally hostile to the engineers' mechanic proteges holding that, "It was not necessary to have an expert to show them where to bore: most farmers knew that ...