reechy

adjective
\ ˈrēchē \
-er/-est

Definition of reechy

1 archaic : having a strong odor : rancid
2 archaic : blackened by smoke

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History and Etymology for reechy

Middle English rechy, from rech, rek reek + -y

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“Reechy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reechy. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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