dowse

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Definition of DOWSE

variant of douse

2dowse

verb \ˈdaz\

: to search for an underground supply of water by using a special stick that leads you to it

dowseddows·ing

Full Definition of DOWSE

intransitive verb
:  to use a divining rod
transitive verb
:  to find (as water) by dowsing

Origin of DOWSE

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1691

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