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Dowse   Listen
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Dowse  n.  A blow on the face. (Low)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Dowse" Quotes from Famous Books



... his tutor courteously phrased it. And then he had gotten out of his college gown into a beautiful blue frock coat and white duck trousers, and driven into town and sought for other favors, more of flesh and blood, carried his other degree with a rush—and Miss Abigail Dowse off to drive with him. And that evening Mr. James Bowdoin ...
— Pirate Gold • Frederic Jesup Stimson

... the popular "Father O'Flynn," perhaps the best of all his Irish songs—wrote for Punch "The Tea-Table Tragedy," "The Ballad of the Babes in the Wood," and those admirable "Lines of Farewell to the Irish Humorist, Baron Dowse, on leaving ...
— The History of "Punch" • M. H. Spielmann



Words linked to "Dowse" :   soak, sop, bate, dowsing, souse, draggle, slacken, douse, ret, wet, flush, soothsaying, foretelling, brine, rhabdomancy, drench, dowser, remit



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