Part of speech: noun

A spring, jet, or spray of water; also, any structure enclosing it.

Part of speech: noun

A cause; origin; source.

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Usage examples "fountain":

  1. I will get into this old fountain and wait until a robin gets near enough for me to catch. - "Exciting Adventures of Mister Robert Robin", Ben Field.
  2. " She will not be mad," exclaimed Bertalda, in a pleased and surprised tone, " she will not be so mad as to have the stone removed from the fountain this very evening!" - "Undine", Friedrich de la Motte Fouque.
  3. One beautiful fountain at Scutari like you never see! - "The Veiled Lady and Other Men and Women", F. Hopkinson Smith.