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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Moist  \Moist\,  a.  [OE.  moiste,  OF  moiste,  F.  moite,  fr  L. 
  muccidus  for  mucidus  moldy,  musty.  Cf  {Mucus},  {Mucid}.] 
  1.  Moderately  wet;  damp;  humid;  not  dry;  as  a  moist 
  atmosphere  or  air.  ``Moist  eyes.''  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Fresh,  or  new  [Obs.]  ``Shoes  full  moist  and  new.''  ``A 
  draught  of  moist  and  corny  ale.''  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Moist  \Moist\,  v.  t. 
  To  moisten.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  moist 
  adj  :  slightly  wet;  "clothes  damp  with  perspiration";  "a  moist 
  breeze";  "eyes  moist  with  tears"  [syn:  {damp},  {dampish}] 




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