Reasty Reas"ty (r[=e]s"t[y^]), a. [Etymol. uncertain.] Rusty and rancid; -- applied to salt meat. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Tusser. -- {Reas"ti*ness} (r[=e]s"t[i^]*n[e^]s), n. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • reastiness — reas·ti·ness …   English syllables

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