/ (ˈdæmpˌkɔːs) /
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a horizontal layer of impervious material in a brick wall, fairly close to the ground, to stop moisture risingAlso called: damp-proof course
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How to use dampcourse in a sentence
It will sometimes be found that the only way to keep the walls of an old house dry is to put in a proper dampcourse.Bookbinding, and the Care of Books|Douglas Cockerell