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To drench with water or other liquid
“I gratefully grab a cup from a girl in a yellow bib, take a couple of sips and pour the cold water over my head, feeling it douse my hair, run down my face and trickle onto my chest.”
To plunge suddenly into water or a liquid
“At the table, I'd douse the French toast in syrup and swallow them in gulps.”
To extinguish a flame or fire
“The man waits a few more seconds, then takes a bottle of water and uses it to douse the fire.”
(rare) To take off (something worn)
“The one that came out of the house called the other commodore, and wanted to douse his hat to him, but the sailor that sent me would not let him.”
To cover with drops or spots of something
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To switch off or power down (something)
(rare, dated) Plural for a hard strike or hit
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“The monoculist, who was rather choleric, only answered him by a sound douse on the chops, which stretched him directly at his length on the floor.”
Plural for an act or process of immersing and washing one's body in the water
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