How to use Dowse in a sentence as a noun

Maybe he'd get calluses after a while, from getting hit in the same spots all the time, which is when you'd need to drag him out of bed and dowse him with ice water...

It's like trying to dowse a fire with an empty bucket.

How to use Dowse in a sentence as a verb

If these things work at all, they work as dowsing rods, and not even the most fanatical New Ager claims that everyone in the world can dowse.

Dowse definitions

noun

searching for underground water or minerals by using a dowsing rod

See also: dowsing rhabdomancy

verb

wet thoroughly

See also: douse

verb

use a divining rod in search of underground water or metal

verb

slacken; "douse a rope"

See also: douse

verb

cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face"

See also: drench douse soak souse