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Definition of Douse

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Douse Douse, v. i. To fall suddenly into water. --Hudibras.
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Douse Douse, v. t. [AS. dw[ae]scan. (Skeat.)] To put out; to extinguish. [Slang] `` To douse the glim.' --Sir W. Scott.
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Douse Douse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Doused; p. pr. & vb. n. Dousing.] [Cf. Dowse, and OD. donsen to strike with the fist on the back, Sw. dunsa to fall down violently and noisily; perh. akin to E. din.] 1. To plunge suddenly into water; to duck; to immerse; to dowse. --Bp. Stillingfleet. 2. (Naut.) To strike or lower in haste; to slacken suddenly; as, douse the topsail.

Meaning of Douse from wikipedia

- Dousing is the practice of making something or someone wet by throwing liquid over them, e.g., by pouring water, generally cold, over oneself. A related...
- Joseph S. Douse (April 30, 1930 – August 10, 2012) was a pitcher for the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro American League in 1952 and 1953. Born in Atlanta...
- * Baker, Peter (January 12, 2018). "A President Who Fans, Rather Than Douses, the Nation's Racial Fires". The New York Times. Warren, Dorian (January...
- William Douse (May 19, 1800 – February 5, 1864) was a land agent, landowner and political figure in Prince Edward Island. He represented Queens County...
- behind the Reich Chancellery, where they were placed in a bomb crater, doused with petrol, and set on fire as the Red Army s****ing continued. Grand Admiral...
- the photographer Mike Ruiz that includes a special twist (such as being doused with water while in full drag, having a high-powered fan turned on during...
- was made to douse the fire that night. Another flare-up in the following w**** (June 4) caused the Centralia Fire Company to once again douse it with hoses...
- During the day of Vardavar, people from a wide array of ages are allowed to douse strangers with water. It is common to see people pouring buckets of water...
- Approximately 200 extras, acting as park guests sitting on bleachers, were doused with water as part of a scene depicting the Mosasaurus feeding show, which...
- and waning of the Moon to a round ball of reflective silver that, when doused with white powder and viewed from the side, would appear to be a crescent...
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