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damp course

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdamp courseˈdamp course noun [countable] British English  TCBa layer of material which is put into the bottom of a wall to prevent water rising through it
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damp courseThat such a monument should now require a damp course is a suitably bizarre commentary on human folly.
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