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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 7
1. See 3d Leech.
2. A quantity of wood ashes, through which water passes, and thus imbibes the alkali.
3. A tub or vat for leaching ashes, bark, etc.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To part with soluble constituents by percolation.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To remove the soluble constituents from by subjecting to the action of percolating water or other liquid; as, to leach ashes or coffee.
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