Definition of Fountains

1. Noun. (plural of fountain) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of fountain) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fountains

1. fountain [v] - See also: fountain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fountains

fountain pen
fountain pens
fountain water
fountained
fountaineer
fountaineers
fountainhead
fountainheads
fountaining
fountainless
fountainlet
fountainlets
fountainlike
fountains (current term)
fountains of youth
fountainwater
fountful
founts
founts of honor
founts of honour
founttain
four
four-acceleration
four-accelerations
four-and-twenty
four-bagger
four-ball
four-by-four

Literary usage of Fountains

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1. Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the History by Joseph Smith Fletcher (1900)
"fountains Abbey, as it is nowadays, is indeed a model of what the model show-place ... fountains Abbey lies about four miles to the south-west of Ripon, ..."

2. Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to All Ages by Joseph Haydn (1889)
"fountains. Thß fountain of Hero of Alexandria was invented about 150 Bc Among the remarkable fountains at Rome are the Fontana di Trevi, constructed for ..."

3. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"fountains are of two principal kinds : (1) those which öfter a basin or several basins ... Of ( 1 ) are the numerous fountains in the open squares of Italy, ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"The aqueducts supplied the bathi and the public fountains, from which hut all the populace, except such as could afford to pay for a separate pipe to their ..."

5. Field Book of Birds of the Southwestern United States by Roger Tory Peterson, Gilbert Haven Trafton, Luther E. Wyman, Elizabeth F. Burnell (1916)
"CHAPTER XXI fountains AND SHRUBS FOR THE BIRDS fountains Essentials of fountains. ... fountains may be raised on pedestals as a protection from cats, ..."

6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1864)
"Memorials of fountains Abbey. most illustrious of the mediaeval saints for its ... The founder of Waverley Abbey had noble imitators—Furness, fountains, ..."

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