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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(1): ( a.) Fresh, or new.

(2): ( v. t.) To moisten.

(3): ( a.) Moderately wet; damp; humid; not dry; as, a moist atmosphere or air.

King James Dictionary [2]

Moist, a. L. madeo.

1. Moderately wet damp as a moist atmosphere or air.

Exhalation dusk and moist.

2. Containing water or other liquid in a perceptible degree.