Mois"ture (?), n. [Cf. OF. moistour, F. moiteur.]

1.

A moderate degree of wetness.

Bacon.

2.

That which moistens or makes damp or wet; exuding fluid; liquid in small quantity.

All my body's moisture Scarce serves to quench my furnace-burning heat. Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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