1. ceremonial washing of the bones of the dead DN.i.6; aṭṭhi-dhovana Bdhgh at DN-a.i.84; AN.v.216 (see Commentary at 364).
  2. Surgical washing of a wound Ja.ii.117.
  3. In vaṃsadhopana apparently a feat by acrobats Ja.iv.390. It is possible that the passage at DN.i.6 really belongs here See the note at Dial. i.9.

a variant of dhovana, q.v.