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- n. The practice of seeking water or other substances (usually liquid) with the aid of a forked stick or similar pointing device, as believed by some practitioners to derive from supernatural power.
- v. Present participle of dowse.
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- n. searching for underground water or minerals by using a dowsing rod
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Eagle of June 29, 2005: For him, grave dowsing is no myth
SOLOMON - Whether a person believes grave dowsing is just speculation or whether someone is a true believer, Ron Britt of Abilene is convinced that the method works.
Thweatt used written accounts, found objects and a method called dowsing to accumulate information about the towns.
Kim is giving away two copies of Ghost Huntress Book 1: THE AWAKENING by Marley Gibson and one lucky winner will get a special "dowsing" pendant necklace with their book.
He’s generally friendly, but he does call the dowsing rod wielding Coraline a “water witch “.
So many persons of undoubted integrity believe in 'dowsing' that he is a somewhat rash man who summarily dismisses the matter.
Another phase of psychic activity is that illustrated in "dowsing" or water-finding by means of the hazel fork.
The handheld device has no electronic components and is said to operate on the unproven, pseudoscientific "dowsing" principle used to search for water.
I've gotta say though, his "dowsing" pen is quite accurate, ho ho.
Today, the group’s literature boasts that “everyone is born with the capability,” and refers to dowsing as a “birthright talent.”
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