peat reek

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Historical Examples of peat reek

  • All about the house the peat-reek swung like mist on the mountain.

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

  • The peat-reek circulates freely through the whole cottage, and the walls are mouldy and damp.

    James Geikie

    Marion I. Newbigin