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Bowssen — Bows sen, v. t. To drench; to soak; especially, to immerse (in water believed to have curative properties). [Obs.] [1913 Webster] There were many bowssening places, for curing of mad men. . . . If there appeared small amendment he was bowssened… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
bowssen — ˈbau̇sən transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: modification of Cornish beuzi, bedhy, büdhy to drown, submerge; akin to Old Irish bāidim I drown (transitive), Welsh boddi to drown more at bathy in Cornwall : to duck in water as a treatment for… … Useful english dictionary
bousen — var. of bowssen v. Obs. to duck … Useful english dictionary
boussen — var. of bowssen v. Obs., to duck … Useful english dictionary