And yet, if you look closely, it's there, it's leached into literature.
The boulders were all weathered a bright red and were much pitted where ferruginous minerals were leached out.
Why are leached ashes inferior to those that have not been leached?
The iron minerals have been oxidized in place and the non-ferrous minerals have been leached out, leaving iron ores.
All the earth in sight has been worked for saltpeter, leached, and thrown aside.
The rustic aid-de-camps of the household used to aver that all fertilizing matters "leached" through it.
Salt would not have been leached out of the soil and gathered in the seas.
It contains a lot of extra alumina, but after roasting in a kiln the potassium sulfate can be leached out.
When these rocks lie nearer the surface than the line of drainage, the saline materials are leached away.
De black ashes, left on de bottom of de hick'ry fire, was leached for lye, what was biled wid grease to make our soap.
Old English leccan "to moisten, water, wet, irrigate," (see leak). The word disappears, then re-emerges late 18c. in a technological sense in reference to percolating liquids. Related: Leached; leaching.