douser

douser

[dou-ser]
noun
1.
a person or thing that douses.

Origin:
1880–85; douse + -er1

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douse or dowse1 (daʊs)
 
vb
1.  to plunge or be plunged into water or some other liquid; duck
2.  (tr) to drench with water, esp in order to wash or clean
3.  (tr) to put out (a light, candle, etc)
 
n
4.  an immersion
 
[C16: perhaps related to obsolete douse to strike, of obscure origin]
 
dowse or dowse1
 
vb
 
n
 
[C16: perhaps related to obsolete douse to strike, of obscure origin]
 
'douser or dowse1
 
n
 
'dowser or dowse1
 
n

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