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Definition of Leach

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Leach Leach, n. (Naut.) See 3d Leech.
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Leach Leach, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Leached; p. pr. & vb. n. Leaching.] [Written also leech and letch.] 1. To remove the soluble constituents from by subjecting to the action of percolating water or other liquid; as, to leach ashes or coffee. 2. To dissolve out; -- often used with out; as, to leach out alkali from ashes.
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Leach Leach, v. i. To part with soluble constituents by percolation.
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Leach Leach, n. See Leech, a physician. [Obs.]
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Leech Leech, n. [Cf. LG. leik, Icel. l[=i]k, Sw. lik boltrope, st[*a]ende liken the leeches.] (Naut.) The border or edge at the side of a sail. [Written also leach.] Leech line, a line attached to the leech ropes of sails, passing up through blocks on the yards, to haul the leeches by. --Totten. Leech rope, that part of the boltrope to which the side of a sail is sewed.
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Leech Leech, n. [OE. leche, l[ae]che, physician, AS. l[=ae]ce; akin to Fries. l[=e]tza, OHG. l[=a]hh[=i], Icel. l[ae]knari, Sw. l["a]kare, Dan. l[ae]ge, Goth. l[=e]keis, AS. l[=a]cnian to heal, Sw. l["a]ka, Dan. l[ae]ge, Icel. l[ae]kna, Goth. l[=e]kin[=o]n.] 1. A physician or surgeon; a professor of the art of healing. [Written also leach.] [Archaic] --Spenser. Leech, heal thyself. --Wyclif (Luke iv. 23). 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous genera and species of annulose worms, belonging to the order Hirudinea, or Bdelloidea, esp. those species

Meaning of Leach from wikipedia

- Leach may refer to: Leach (surname) Leach, Oklahoma in the United States Leach, Tennessee, an unincorporated community Leach Highway, Western Australia...
- Leaching is often used if the ore is soluble in some suitable solvent. Leaching is the loss or extraction of certain materials from a carrier into a liquid...
- Robin Douglas Leach (29 August 1941 – 24 August 2018) was an English entertainment reporter and writer from London. After beginning his career as a print...
- Jeff Alexander Leach (born 12 February 1984)[citation needed] is an English actor, writer and stand-up comedian. He has also worked as a television and...
- Ellie Louise Leach (born 15 March 2001) is an English actress who portrays the role of Faye Wind**** on ITV soap opera Coronation Street. Leach was born in...
- Michael Charles Leach (born March 9, 1961) is an American college football coach who is currently the head coach at Mississippi State University. He was...
- Archibald Leach may refer to: Cary Grant (1904–1986), a film actor, born Archibald Leach Archie Leach, a fictional character pla**** by John Cleese in...
- The Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act (GLBA), also known as the Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999, (Pub.L. 106–102, 113 Stat. 1338, enacted November 12...
- Jesse David Leach (born July 3, 1978) is an American musician from Providence, Rhode Island, and is the lead vocalist of the metalcore band Killswitch...
- Carlton Leach is an author, occasional actor, and a former criminal. He was born in Canning Town, (East London since 1965). Leach was catapulted into...
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