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Well may refer to:


  • Air well (condenser), a structure or device designed to promote the condensation of atmospheric moisture
  • Castle well, provided a protected source of drinking water
  • Clootie well, a place of pilgrimage in Celtic areas
  • Gas well, a relatively minor variation of an oil well
  • Holy well, often pagan sacred sites that were later Christianized
  • Jacob's Well, of religious significance in the West Bank
  • Oil well, a hole drilled through the Earth's surface for the purpose of extracting petroleum oil
  • Salt well, or brine well, used to mine salt
  • Water well, an artificial excavation, hole or structure for the purpose of withdrawing water
  • Well drainage of agricultural land by pumped wells
  • Wishing well, a term from European folklore



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