Dowse in a sentence as a noun

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

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 in a sentence as a verb

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...

Dowse definitions


searching for underground water or minerals by using a dowsing rod

See also: dowsing rhabdomancy


wet thoroughly

See also: douse


use a divining rod in search of underground water or metal


slacken; "douse a rope"

See also: douse


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

See also: drench douse soak souse