Doses vs Douses - What's the difference?

doses | douses |


As an adjective doses

is .

As a verb douses is

(douse).

doses

English

Noun

(head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (dose)
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    douses

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (douse)
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    douse

    English

    Etymology 1

    Probably of (etyl) origin, related to (etyl) and (douse) below.

    Alternative forms

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    Verb

  • (ambitransitive) To plunge suddenly into water; to duck; to immerse.
  • To fall suddenly into water.
  • (Hudibras)
  • To put out; to extinguish.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) duschen, .

    Verb

    (dous)
  • To strike.
  • (nautical) To strike or lower in haste; to slacken suddenly; as, douse the topsail.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A blow; stroke.
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