drinking water noun
- water reserved or suitable for drinking
Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Examples from the Web for drinking water Historical Examples of drinking water
The drinking-water must be boiled, and inevitably we drink it lukewarm.
Sheep that do not have access to drinking-water and salt gnaw the trees.
L. H. Bailey
Just one more reference to the drinking-water of that period.
There must be a large one to hold the “poi,” and a smaller one for drinking-water.
Mary Hazelton Wade
Drinking-water costs him two rin, while two rin per day pays for the priest.