Dowse vs Downe - What's the difference?

dowse | downe |


As a noun dowse

is a blow on the face.

As a verb dowse

is to plunge, or duck into water; to immerse; to douse.

As an adverb downe is

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As a preposition downe is

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Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

dowse

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A blow on the face.
  • Verb

    (dows)
  • To plunge, or duck into water; to immerse; to douse.
  • To beat or thrash.
  • (Halliwell)
  • To use the dipping or divining rod, as in search of water, ore, etc.
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    downe

    English

    Proper noun

    (head)
  • Common variation of the spelling of the county Down in Ireland; also Downshire
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