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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WETTISH

The latter were none the worse for their ducking, except that their clothes were wettish.

No one would wish to imply by this that they are wettish customers.

She gave her clean but wettish hand a hasty wipe with her apron, and took the card.

And t' mist war low on t' fells, and I sat oonder t' wall, wettish and broodin' like.

Mercifully our ship was handy, so we got our tents and slept warm, though all our things were wettish.

The walk certainly was wettish, and as I had had nothing to eat or drink since my midday meal, I was miserable and desponding.

It was then covered with a wettish linen cloth, upon which was laid the hardening skin, a piece of dry half-tanned horse hide.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English wætan "to be wet;" see wet (adj.). Related: Wetted; wetting.

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