Reasty
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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  • reasty — Synonyms and related words: bad, bad smelling, fecal, fetid, foul, frowsty, frowy, frowzy, fulsome, funky, fusty, gamy, graveolent, high, ill smelling, malodorous, mephitic, miasmal, miasmic, mildewed, mildewy, moldy, musty, nidorous, noisome,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reasty — North Country (Newcastle) Words rancid, particularly applied to bacon spoilt by long keeping …   English dialects glossary

  • reasty — reas·ty …   English syllables

  • reasty — Something which is covered in rust or has a rusty taste to it …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • reasty — ti adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: Middle English resty, from Old French resté left over, past participle of rester to remain more at rest dialect chiefly England : rancid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reastiness — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • raisty — ˈrāstē variant of reasty * * * raisty var. reasty, resty Obs …   Useful english dictionary

  • reest — I. ˈrēst, ˈrāst adjective Etymology: Middle English reest, rest, alteration of resty more at reasty dialect : reasty II. ˈrēst transitive verb …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rustier — Rusty Rust y, a. [AS. rustig.] [Compar. {Rustier}; superl. {Rustiest.}] 1. Covered or affected with rust; as, a rusty knife or sword; rusty wheat. [1913 Webster] 2. Impaired by inaction, disuse, or neglect. [1913 Webster] [Hector,] in this dull… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rustiest — Rusty Rust y, a. [AS. rustig.] [Compar. {Rustier}; superl. {Rustiest.}] 1. Covered or affected with rust; as, a rusty knife or sword; rusty wheat. [1913 Webster] 2. Impaired by inaction, disuse, or neglect. [1913 Webster] [Hector,] in this dull… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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