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douse

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douse

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to rid oneself of (a garment)

  • in those days a gentleman would douse his hat when going indoors
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douse

variants: also dowse

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1 to cause to cease burning

  • douse the campfire before leaving in the morning
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2 to make wet

  • the heavy rains thoroughly doused the tourists strolling the town streets
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3 to sink or push (something) briefly into or as if into a liquid

  • douse the grapes in water to remove any grit
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