Origin of leach1
OTHER WORDS FROM leachleach·a·ble, adjectiveleach·a·bil·i·ty, nounleacher, nounun·leached, adjective
Other definitions for leach (2 of 2)
How to use leach in a sentence
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.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
The rustic aid-de-camps of the household used to aver that all fertilizing matters "leached" through it.A Mortal Antipathy|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
The owner plowed it up, raised a crop, put a moderate quantity of stable-manure, and ten loads of leached ashes to the acre.
Any good garden soil may be made to produce large crops; good, well rotted stable-manure and leached ashes are the best.
Does continued decomposition continue to prepare material to be leached away?The Elements of Agriculture|George E. Waring