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Danilevsky
Danilova
danio
Danish
Danish blue
Danish capital
Danish dog
Danish krone
Danish language
Danish monetary unit
danish pastry
Danish West Indies
Danite
DANITES
Dankish
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dankly
dankness
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Dannah
Dannebrog
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danse du ventre
danse macabre
danseur
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Dank definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DANK, a. Damp; moist; humid; wet.
DANK, n. Moisture; humidity.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: unpleasantly cool and humid; "a clammy handshake"; "clammy weather"; "a dank cellar"; "dank rain forests" [syn: clammy, dank]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Middle English danke Date: 1573 unpleasantly moist or wet <a dank basement> Synonyms: see wet dankly adverb dankness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. disagreeably damp and cold. Derivatives: dankly adv. dankness n. Etymology: ME prob. f. Scand.: cf. Sw. dank marshy spot

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dank Dank, a. [Cf. dial, Sw. dank a moist place in a field, Icel. d["o]kk pit, pool; possibly akin to E. damp or to daggle dew.] Damp; moist; humid; wet. Now that the fields are dank and ways are mire. --Milton. Cheerless watches on the cold, dank ground. --Trench.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dank Dank, n. Moisture; humidity; water. [Obs.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dank Dank, n. A small silver coin current in Persia.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

A dank place, especially an underground place such as a cave, is unpleasantly damp and cold. The kitchen was dank and cheerless. ADJ

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. a. Moist, damp, humid, wet. II. n. See damp, n.

Moby Thesaurus

boggy, damp, dampish, dewy, fenny, humid, marshy, moist, muggy, rainy, roric, roriferous, sticky, swampy, tacky, undried, wet, wettish



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