1. Moderately wet; damp; humid; not dry; as, a moist atmosphere or air. Moist eyes.

2. Fresh, or new. Shoes full moist and new. A draught of moist and corny ale.

Origin: OE. Moiste, OF. Moiste, F. Moite, fr. L. Muccidus, for mucidus, moldy, musty. Cf. Mucus, Mucid.

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