water [-s, -'s] n

OE wæter.

  1. Drink; life-giving fluid; liquid cause by the combination of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom.
  2. Ocean; sea.
  3. Blue sky; azure atmosphere; ocean of air.
  4. Moisture; precipitation; rain or snow; [fig.] tides; ocean currents; sea waves.
  5. Stream; brook.
  6. Phrase. “Water lilies”: water-lily; flowering aquatic plant.
  7. Phrase. “Learned Waters”: knowledge.