What does dowse mean?

Definitions for dowsedaʊz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dowse.

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

  5. Origin: [Cf. 1st Douse.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dowse

    dows, v.t. and v.i. See Douse.

  2. Dowse

    dows, v.i. to use the divining-rod.—n. Dows′er, a water diviner.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dowse in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dowse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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