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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which carries water; specifically, an arrangement of wires or the like on which a bucket of water, raised from a well, etc., may be conveyed wherever required, as to a house.

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  • "Deschamps gets by because he always gives 100 per cent, but he will never be anything more than a water-carrier. You can find players like him on every street corner."
    - comment by footballer Eric Cantona about his French national team-mate Didier Deschamps, 1996.

    November 30, 2010