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douse

[dau̇s]
(metallurgy)
To thrust a hot piece of metal into a liquid during the hardening process.
(mining engineering)
To locate and delineate subsurface resources such as water, oil, gas, or minerals.
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Mr Trigg said when she refused to hand over her key, Dowse went upstairs and got the child, now screaming, from bed.
Eli, now nearly two, has made a good recovery and is with his maternal grandparents and Lowery, who still sees him, has since had another child to Dowse.
According to orphanage staff, Tristan, an Irish citizen who has a full Irish passport, was distraught at the abandonment and refused to play with the toys left behind by Joe Dowse.
When asked how he fits into the Canadian film scene, Dowse hesitates and doesn't seem sure how to answer.
He claimed that Miss Dowse set him up and "constantly watched" him in order to end his employment.
During the hearing in Manchester, Miss Dowse denied ever discriminating against Mr Gilbert.
Ms Dowse was taken to James Cook University Hospital where she was treated for a fractured right cheekbone and a cut to the scalp.
Although the prosecution could not say for sure who had inflicted the injuries, Mr Adams said it should have been obvious to both Lowery and Dowse someone was hurting the child.
When you do not have enough personal knowledge to phrase a question, it is perfectly acceptable to use the information provided by the mind of the person you are asking to dowse.
Sydney Dowse was one of the Allied aircrew immortalised in the 1963 film starring Steve McQueen.
HIS story touched the hearts of thousands - but now it looks like there could be a happy ending for abandoned adoption tot Tristan Dowse.
Matthew Gordon Dowse, 17, was pronounced dead at hospital after collapsing in a Hutton Henry farmyard, on the outskirts of Hartlepool.