Reechy Reech"y (r[=e]ch"[y^]), a. [See {Reeky}.] Smoky; reeky; hence, begrimed with dirt. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • reechy — [rē′chē] adj. reechier, reechiest [LME rechy < ME rech, var. of rek,REEK] Now Chiefly Dial. smoky, dirty, foul, or rancid …   English World dictionary

  • reechy — /ree chee/, adj. reechier, reechiest. Archaic. 1. smoky or sooty. 2. squalid or filthy. [1425 75; late ME, equiv. to reech (dial. var. of REEK) + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • reechy — adjective /ˈriːʧi/ smoky, dirty, squalid Let the bloat King tempt you again to bed …   Wiktionary

  • reechy — ˈrēchē adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: Middle English rechy, from rech, rek reek + y more at reek 1. archaic : having a strong odor : rancid 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reeky — Reek y ( ?), a. [From 2d {Reek}; cf. {Reechy}.] 1. Soiled with smoke or steam; smoky; foul. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Emitting reek. Reeky fen. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • codpiece — noun /ˈkɒdˌpiːs/ a) A part of male dress in front of the breeches to cover the male genitals, sometimes made very conspicuous in former times. Borachio: Seest thou not, I say, what a deformed thief this fashion is, how giddily ’a turns about all… …   Wiktionary

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