What does the word dank mean?

Usage examples for dank

  1. There came whispering up out of it, and a dank wet smell, as if there were running water a mile away below. – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  2. Within, the place was dank and musty and cobwebs spread across the openings where the windows had been. – Roy Blakeley in the Haunted Camp by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  3. God help me, I don't know, Dank. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon