verb (used with or without object), noun dowsed, dows·ing,
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Definition for dowse (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), dowsed, dows·ing.
verb (used with object), dowsed, dows·ing.
Origin of dowse2
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH dowsedouse, dowse
Example sentences from the Web for dowse
The divining, or "dowsing," rod of Dousterswivel still keeps its place in mining superstition and in the search for wells.The Antiquary, Complete|Sir Walter Scott
The neighbouring village of Stetchworth (or Stretchworth) also suffered in Dowsing's visitation.
It is remarkable that these should have escaped the specially thorough "purification" which Dowsing here describes.
No serious inquirer into the mysteries of occultism should neglect to study the peculiar human faculty locally known as Dowsing.Occultism and Common-Sense|Beckles Willson
Stone on to stone, I skipped across a brook, dowsing one leg to the thigh in its bubbling water.Memoirs of a Midget|Walter de la Mare