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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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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