Water ordeal

Wa"ter or"de*al

(?). Same as Ordeal by water. See the Note under Ordeal, n., 1.
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{

Wa"ter ou"sel

(?),

Wa"ter ou"zel

}. (Zol.) Any one of several species of small insessorial birds of the genus Cinclus (or Hydrobates), especially the European water ousel (Cinclus aquaticus), and the American water ousel (Cinclus Mexicanus). These birds live about the water, and are in the habit of walking on the bottom of streams beneath the water in search of food.
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