Meaning of “douse” - Learner’s Dictionary

douse

verb [ T ] uk us /daʊs/
POUR

to pour a lot of liquid over someone or something:

The dessert was doused with brandy and set alight.
STOP BURNING

to stop a fire burning by putting a lot of water on it:

to douse the flames/fire

(Definition of “douse” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)