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well dressing

well dress·ing
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel dres-ing]
    • /wɛl ˈdrɛs ɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel dres-ing]
    • /wɛl ˈdrɛs ɪŋ/

Definitions of well dressing words

  • noun well dressing (in parts of rural Britain) a traditional ceremony of decorating wells with flowers in thanks for the blessing of an abundant supply of pure water. 1
  • noun well dressing the decoration of wells with flowers, etc: a traditional annual ceremony of great antiquity in some parts of Britain, originally associated with the cult of water deities 0

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Parts of speech for Well dressing

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well dressing popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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