Definitions for dowsedaʊz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dowsedaʊs(v.t.; v.i.; n.)dowsed, dows•ing

  1. Ref: douse .

dowsedaʊz(v.)dowsed, dows•ing.

  1. (v.i.)to use a divining rod.

  2. (v.t.)to discover (water, etc.) by dowsing.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of dowse:

1685–95; orig. dial. (SW England); orig. obscure

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dowse, dowsing, rhabdomancy(verb)

    searching for underground water or minerals by using a dowsing rod

  2. douse, dowse(verb)

    wet thoroughly

  3. dowse(verb)

    use a divining rod in search of underground water or metal

  4. douse, dowse(verb)

    slacken

    "douse a rope"

  5. drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse(verb)

    cover with liquid; pour liquid onto

    "souse water on his hot face"

Wiktionary

  1. dowse(Noun)

    A blow on the face.

  2. dowse(Verb)

    To plunge, or duck into water; to immerse; to douse.

  3. dowse(Verb)

    To beat or thrash.

  4. dowse(Verb)

    To use the dipping or divining rod, as in search of water, ore, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dowse(verb)

    to plunge, or duck into water; to immerse; to douse

  2. Dowse(verb)

    to beat or thrash

  3. Dowse(verb)

    to use the dipping or divining rod, as in search of water, ore, etc

  4. Dowse(noun)

    a blow on the face

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