Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A moderate degree of dampness or moistness; slight humidity.

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  • noun The quality of being moderately damp or moist.

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Examples

  • And only have opening and windows towards the garden; and be level upon the floor, no whit sunken under ground, to avoid all dampishness.

    The Essays

  • 9 And only have opening and windows towards the garden; and be level upon the floor, no whit sunken under ground, to avoid all dampishness.

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