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Definition of "leached" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of leach. (verb)

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Use "leached" in a sentence
  • "Laterally, collaterally, meaning is leached from the phonemes that unleash it."
  • "The color has been leached from the film after the manner of Minority Report, and even during the whiz-bang special effects scenes, the actors mostly stand around with glum looks on their faces."
  • "Like all lumbering communities Dryden did not present a very advanced or refined state of development in that period, and John Southworth, who was a keen and careful observer of men and things in those times in which he participated, used to say in after years that the Dryden farmer, who occasionally took out of his clearing in those days to the county seat of this or an adjoining county with his ox team a load of lumber, or perhaps a cargo of charcoal, or sometimes a few barrels of potash salts leached from the ashes gathered after the burning of his fallow, when he was interrogated by the tradesmen to who he sold his products as to where his home was, would admit with no little hesitation and embarrassment, that he lived "just in the edge of Dryden.""