sousing

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Souse \Souse\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Soused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sousing}.] [Cf. F. saucer to wet with sauce. See {Souse} pickle.]

1. To steep in pickle; to pickle. "A soused gurnet." --Shak.

2. To plunge or immerse in water or any liquid.

They soused me over head and ears in water. --Addison.

3. To drench, as by an immersion; to wet throughly.

Although I be well soused in this shower. --Gascoigne.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

sousing

noun

1: the act of making something completely wet; "he gave it a good drenching" [syn: {drenching}, {soaking}, {souse}, {sousing}]


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