Origin: prob. < OE leccan, to water, irrigate, orig. a caus. form of base akin to ON leka: see leak
See leach in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb leached, leach·ing, leach·es verb, transitive
Origin: From Middle English leche, leachate
Origin: , from Old English *lece, muddy stream
Origin: ; akin to leccan, to moisten.
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