Rettery
Rettery Ret"ter*y, n. A place or establishment where flax is retted. See {Ret}. --Ure. [1913 Webster]

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  • rettery — ret·tery …   English syllables

  • rettery — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Retting — Ret ting, n. 1. The act or process of preparing flax for use by soaking, maceration, and kindred processes; also called {rotting}. See {Ret}. Ure. [1913 Webster] 2. A place where flax is retted; a rettery. Ure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rotting — Retting Ret ting, n. 1. The act or process of preparing flax for use by soaking, maceration, and kindred processes; also called {rotting}. See {Ret}. Ure. [1913 Webster] 2. A place where flax is retted; a rettery. Ure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rettory — noun see rettery …   Useful english dictionary

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