Definition of water-caster in English:

water-caster

noun

  • Derogatory. A person who diagnoses illness on the basis of the visual inspection of urine, a uroscopist; (more generally) a quack. Compare "piss-prophet". In later use English regional (northern). Now historical.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Dekker (c1572–1632), playwright and pamphleteer. From water + caster.

Pronunciation

water-caster

/ˈwɔːtəˌkɑːstə//ˈwɔːtəˌkastə/