dampish

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From damp +‎ -ish.

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dampish (comparative more dampish, superlative most dampish)

  1. (obsolete) Characterised by noxious vapours; misty, smoky.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.iv:
      All suddenly dim woxe the dampish ayre, / And griesly shadowes couered heauen bright [...].
  2. Moderately damp or moist.

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