— dewless , adj.
/dooh, dyooh/ , n.
1. moisture condensed from the atmosphere, esp. at night, and deposited in the form of small drops upon any cool surface.
2. something like or compared to such drops of moisture, as in purity, delicacy, or refreshing quality.
3. moisture in small drops on a surface, as tears or perspiration.
a. See Scotch whisky .
b. See mountain dew .
5. to wet with or as with dew.
[ bef. 900; ME; OE deaw; c. G Tau, ON dogg ]