Douse

Definition of Douse

Pronunciation: dous
v. t.1.To plunge suddenly into water; to duck; to immerse; to dowse.
[imp. & p. p. Doused (doust); p. pr. & vb. n. Dousing.]
2.(Naut.) To strike or lower in haste; to slacken suddenly; as, douse the topsail.
v. i.1.To fall suddenly into water.
v. t.1.To put out; to extinguish; as, douse the lights.

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