peat-reek

noun

Definition of peat-reek

1 : the smoke of burning peat when I get a sniff of wood smoke it makes me sick with longing for peat-reek— John Buchan
2a : the peculiar flavor of whiskey distilled over peat as fuel
b : whiskey made in this manner

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“Peat-reek.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peat-reek. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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