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Word: dowse

Definition: use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals


Sentences Containing 'dowse'

Edward's Plain-Dowse's Corner Historic District
Edward's Plain—Dowse's Corner Historic District is a historic district on North Main Street between Eliot and Everett Streets in Sherborn, Massachusetts.
Every year, the Foundation, TheNewDowse (previously The Dowse Art Museum), and Creative New Zealand offer a Cultural Internship, providing opportunities for artists to nurture curatorial interest and expertise in the areas of decorative arts and design.

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