Definition of Humect

1. v. t. To moisten; to wet.



Definition of Humect

1. Verb. (archaic) to wet; to moisten. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Humect

1. to make moist [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: moist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humect

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humbugger
humbuggeries
humbuggers
humbuggery
humbugging
humbuging
humbugs
humbuzz
humbuzzes
humdinger
humdingers
humdrum
humdrumness
humdrums
humect (current term)
humectant
humectants
humectate
humectated
humectates
humectating
humectation
humectations
humected
humecting
humective
humects
humefied
humefies

Literary usage of Humect

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by John Oswald, Joseph Thomas, James Lynd, John Miller Keagy (1868)
"... or humect'- ate, to make moist or wet; humoral, relating to the humours. ... v. hu'mid, a. hu'morous, a. humect', or humid'ity, ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1801)
"'humect.'— P. 205. 1.23. for ' in hands,' r. in the hands ; and hi the next line, dele the quotation comma before ..."

3. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"... but more commonly gains his purpose by suppressing the whole evidence on the opposite side of the question.' humect и.о. -ч Fr. humecter; Lat. ..."

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