Definition of Dampnesses
1. dampness [n] - See also: dampness
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dampnesses
Literary usage of Dampnesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Last of the Arctic Voyages: Being a Narrative of the Expedition in H. M by Edward Belcher, John Richardson, Richard Owen, Thomas Bell, John William Salter, Lovell Reeve (1855)
"... considerable dampnesses. The gutta-percha cases for bread proved too brittle, and split; they are certainly not adapted t<f the rough handling of ..."
2. One Thousand Miles with the C.I.V. by John Barclay Lloyd (1901)
"So we sit on our piles of dampnesses and eat our chocolate and biscuits, and smoke and smoke, and exchange paragraphs of news from home, in place of the ..."
3. As Seen by Me by Lilian Bell (1900)
"... waving vines and flowering shrubs, with its divine odors and fragrances and sweet dampnesses from mosses and lovely, moist, green, growing things, ..."