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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of dowse.

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Examples

  • "I can't hardly walk," said Hank, which was true; but it was also true that Gertie Smith cooked just as good as her husband forged and that prentice boy shod and Hank dowsed, which is to say, with a true knack.

    Prentice Alvin

  • I dowsed myself in cold water, but the plastic razor was blunt and could not cut through my shaggy beard.

    Henry’s Demons

  • I could remember being staked, beheaded, burned alive, dowsed in holy water, and even blown up by blessed charges of C4 by people and things with a much greater desire to see me dead than these fashion victims.

    Crossed

  • I could remember being staked, beheaded, burned alive, dowsed in holy water, and even blown up by blessed charges of C4 by people and things with a much greater desire to see me dead than these fashion victims.

    Crossed

  • I dowsed myself in cold water, but the plastic razor was blunt and could not cut through my shaggy beard.

    Henry’s Demons

  • My personal favorite is "Paranoia" (2007), a relatively demure piece (compared to the museum scale of his usual works) also dowsed with lemon greens.

    Joshua Elias: Neo Rauch: The Work and the Worked

  • I cleaned it out, dowsed it with betadine and butterflied it myself.

    Can't We All Be Friends?

  • Weapons were being yanked from where they were stacked, fires hissed as they were dowsed, swords were being strapped on, others were being drawn, horses whinnied at the sudden racket.

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • My personal favorite is "Paranoia" (2007), a relatively demure piece (compared to the museum scale of his usual works) also dowsed with lemon greens.

    Joshua Elias: Neo Rauch: The Work and the Worked

  • My personal favorite is "Paranoia" (2007), a relatively demure piece (compared to the museum scale of his usual works) also dowsed with lemon greens.

    Joshua Elias: Neo Rauch: The Work and the Worked

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