[syn: divining rod, dowser, dowsing rod, waterfinder, water finder]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Dowser \Dows"er\, n.
1. A divining rod used in searching for water, ore, etc., a
dowsing rod. [Colloq.]
2. One who uses the dowser or divining rod. --Eng. Cyc.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: someone who uses a divining rod to find underground water
[syn: water witch, dowser, rhabdomancer]
2: forked stick that is said to dip down to indicate underground
water or oil [syn: divining rod, dowser, dowsing rod,
waterfinder, water finder]