Dampish vs Dammish - What's the difference?

dampish | dammish |


As an adjective dampish

is (obsolete) characterised by noxious vapours; misty, smoky.

As a verb dammish is

stun, stupefy.

dampish

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Characterised by noxious vapours; misty, smoky.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , III.iv:
  • All suddenly dim woxe the dampish ayre, / And griesly shadowes couered heauen bright [...].
  • Moderately damp or moist.
  • Derived terms

    * dampishly * dampishness

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    dammish

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • stun, stupefy
  • :I was benummed (as it were) and dammished with the sight of the excellent majesty and glory that I saw in him . . . . (James Durham)
  • bruise the surface of an apple or other fruit by a knock
  • injure, damage, generally used as an expletive