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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Leach \Leach\, n. [Written also letch.] [Cf. As. le['a]h lye, G. lauge. See Lye.] 1. A quantity of wood ashes, through which water passes, and thus imbibes the alkali. [1913 Webster] 2. A tub or vat for leaching ashes, bark, etc. [1913 Webster] Leach tub, a wooden tub in which ashes are leached. [1913 Webster]