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letch

letch


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leach  \Leach\,  n.  [Written  also  {letch}.]  [Cf.  As  le['a]h  lye, 
  G.  lauge.  See  {Lye}.] 
  1.  A  quantity  of  wood  ashes,  through  which  water  passes,  and 
  thus  imbibes  the  alkali. 
 
  2.  A  tub  or  vat  for  leaching  ashes,  bark,  etc 
 
  {Leach  tub},  a  wooden  tub  in  which  ashes  are  leached. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Letch  \Letch\  (l[e^]ch),  v.  &  n. 
  See  {Leach}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Letch  \Letch\,  n.  [See  {Lech},  {Lecher}.] 
  Strong  desire;  passion.  (Archaic).