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Noun: dowse  dawz
  1. Searching for underground water or minerals by using a dowsing rod
    - dowsing, rhabdomancy
Verb: dowse  dawz
  1. Wet thoroughly
    - douse
     
  2. Use a divining rod in search of underground water or metal
     
  3. Slacken
    - douse
     
  4. Cover with liquid; pour liquid onto
    "dowse water on his hot face";
    - drench, douse, soak, sop, souse

Derived forms: dowsing, dowses, dowsed

Type of: divination, divine, foretelling, fortune telling, remit, slacken, soothsaying, wet

Encyclopedia: Dowse