from The Century Dictionary.
- In or into a leaking state.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb In a leaking condition.
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The vessel sprung aleak, which it was found impossible to stop.
Many times her timbers sprang aleak on the voyage -- for she was but a jerry-built craft at best -- but she finally got into the harbor of Waterford,
With shivered masts, and torn sails, and hulk aleak, we put in at the harbor of home.
'Fore your soft-soddered peace would spring aleak.
Such aleak in central London next to major transport hubs would be catastrophic.
Nevertheless, a National Grid crew was back out at the intersection yesterday, digging up part of the road to try to determine whether there was aleak in the gas main.
a handle on its top and the curved end of a lead pipe always aleak thrust through its rotten side, with its little statues of ice all winter and its spattering slop all summer.