peat reek


noun

the smoke of a peat fire
whisky distilled over a peat fire

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Example sentences from the Web for peat reek

  • It was low tide in the two bays, and the town was smelling less of peat-reek than of sea-wrack and saltness.

    The Lost Pibroch|Neil Munro
  • All about the house the peat-reek swung like mist on the mountain.

    The Lost Pibroch|Neil Munro
  • The peat-reek circulates freely through the whole cottage, and the walls are mouldy and damp.

    James Geikie|Marion I. Newbigin