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  • n. a wooden tub in which ashes are leached.

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  • also, leech-tub https://books.google.ca/books?id=gfxIAAAAcAAJ Glossary of Northamptonshire words and phrases, with examples of their ...
    page 392

    July 29, 2015

  • "How to Make Soap from Ashes: Soapmaking in the woods can be almost automatic. Hardwood ashes are some of the best producers of lye. Add a bucket of rain water and some leftover cooking fat and you can easily brew up enough soap to clean everybody and everything."
    leaching tub, leach-tub, leaching barrel.

    July 29, 2015