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see leech, a physician.

1. A quantity of wood ashes, through which water passes, and thus imbibes the alkali.

2. A tub or vat for leaching ashes, bark, etc. Leach tub, a wooden tub in which ashes are leached.

Origin: cf. As. Leah lye, g. Lauge. See lye.

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... You don't want to kill the good bacteria with the water being to warm. Good luck p.s. Pls don't do this past one mth as the raw cabbage, will leach iodine from your thyroids. You can resume after you give yourself a break. Apples on the other hand are perfectly safe.

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