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Making water   /mˈeɪkɪŋ wˈɔtər/   Listen
Making water

noun
1.
A euphemism for urination.  Synonyms: leak, passing water, wetting.






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"Making water" Quotes from Famous Books



... Theirs was not an eight hours day. They worked under many difficulties, often thigh deep in water and mud, cleaning out and deepening wells and installing power pumps, putting up large canvas tanks for storage, and making water troughs. The results exceeded anticipations, and the Commander-in-Chief, on a day when the calls on his time were many and urgent, made a long journey to thank the officers and men for the work they had done and to express his high appreciation of ...
— How Jerusalem Was Won - Being the Record of Allenby's Campaign in Palestine • W.T. Massey

... been down to her this morning, sir. They're getting the things out fast. He wants to call attention to the state of the vessel, Mr. Girdlestone. He says that it's making water even in dock, and that some of the hands say that they won't go ...
— The Firm of Girdlestone • Arthur Conan Doyle

... acts which could be performed through the Dharani. Such were, sticking a peg into solid rock; restoring the dead to life; turning a dead body into gold; penetrating everywhere as air does; flying; catching wild beasts with the hand; reading thoughts; making water flow backwards; eating tiles; sitting in the air with the legs doubled under, etc. Some of these are precisely the powers ascribed to Medea, Empedocles, and Simon Magus, in passages already cited. Friar Ricold says on this subject: "There are certain men whom the Tartars ...
— The Travels of Marco Polo Volume 1 • Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa



Words linked to "Making water" :   urination, micturition, euphemism



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