Mois"ten (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moistened (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Moistening.]

1.

To make damp; to wet in a small degree.

A pipe a little moistened on the inside. Bacon.

2.

To soften by making moist; to make tender.

It moistened not his executioner's heart with any pity. Fuller.

 

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