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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being reasty; rancidness.


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  • Yes, sort of yeasty and greasy.

    June 25, 2008

  • Roget's says it's a synonym for rancidity. But to my ear it sounds more oily.

    June 25, 2008