water-wyzer, noun

Forms:
Also waterwyser.
Origin:
South African Dutch, DutchShow more South African Dutch, from Dutch water water + wijzer indicator.
obs.
A dowser or water diviner.
1801 J. Barrow Trav. I. 376The first had taken up the profession of a water-wyzer or discoverer of water.
1955 L.G. Green Karoo 178Every district in the Karoo has its waterwyser, the diviner or dowser.
A dowser or water diviner.

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