• Dousing Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Douse
• Douse Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To put out; to extinguish.
- (v. t.) To strike or lower in haste; to slacken suddenly; as, douse the topsail.
- (v. i.) To fall suddenly into water.
- (v. t.) To plunge suddenly into water; to duck; to immerse; to dowse.
• Dousing-chock Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) One of several pieces fayed across the apron and lapped in the knightheads, or inside planking above the upper deck.