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moist (1 a 16th-17th cent. use)
1. rheumy 2H4 I. ii. 206 “a moist eye, a dry hand.”
2. juicy, succulent Tim. IV. iii. 224 “these moist trees (moss'd†).”
3. bringing rain All'sW. II. i. 167 “ Hesperus,” Ham. I. i. 118 “the moist star” (=the moon).
4. liquid, watery 2H4 IV. v. 138 “my tears, The moist impediments unto my speech,” Troil. I. iii. 41.
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    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 1.1
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