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    echoing well

    Dear Teachers,

    My dictionary gives 'echoing well' for a well into which you can speak/shout and hear your words echoed back.

    But English dictionaries do not seem to know 'echoing well'. Is there a whole other word for this?


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    Re: echoing well

    Quote Originally Posted by Balkenende View Post
    Dear Teachers,

    My dictionary gives 'echoing well' for a well into which you can speak/shout and hear your words echoed back.

    But English dictionaries do not seem to know 'echoing well'. Is there a whole other word for this?


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    I don't know of any specific term for that.

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    Re: echoing well

    Hm, that's strange!
    And 'echoing well' isn't correct either, then?

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    Re: echoing well

    Quote Originally Posted by Balkenende View Post
    Hm, that's strange!
    And 'echoing well' isn't correct either, then?
    I don't know the expression.

    I would have thought that all wells gave some sort of echo effect.

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    Re: echoing well

    No-one else weighing in?

    In Holland we also have these echoing wells in (older) amusement parks.
    I almost can't believe they aren't known in England...!

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