wishing well


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wish′ing well`


n.
a well or pool of water supposed to grant the wish of one who tosses a coin into it.
[1790–95]
Translations
toivomuskaivo

wishing well

[ˈwɪʃɪŋˌwel] Npozo m de los deseos

wishing well

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The video, taken from the Wishing Well's security cameras, shows the Ford F-250 coming through the shop window, pushing display racks and fridges out of the way as it enters the store.
There is a Cadbury World Wishing Well in the entrance of the Bournville building where visitors can donate towards wells.
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Activities undertaken by Cadbury's staff to raise cash for the wells include a 13-mile walk and a 24-hour bike ride Kelly Farrell, the personal assistant to the general manager at Bournville, helped to set up a "Wishing Well" at Cadbury World as part of the project.
Next to it was a talking wishing well, which startled every youngster who threw in a coin.
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So far the team has made wooden planters of varying sizes and wishing wells as well as two picnic tables.
They learn how to make a range of items for sale, like bird boxes, bug boxes, miniature wishing wells, planters, benches and other garden furniture.
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They also held raffles, wishing wells and a sponsored treadmill run.
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