(Reef"y) a. Full of reefs or rocks.
(Reek) n. A rick. [Obs.] B. Jonson.
(Reek), n. [AS. r&emcc; akin to OFries. rek, LG. & D. rook, G. rauch, OHG. rouh, Dan. rög,
Sw. rök, Icel. reykr, and to AS. reócan to reek, smoke, Icel. rjuka, G. riechen to smell.] Vapor; steam; smoke; fume.
As hateful to me as the reek of a limekiln.Shak.
(Reek), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Reeked (rekt); p. pr. & vb. n. Reeking.] [As. recan. See Reek
vapor.] To emit vapor, usually that which is warm and moist; to be full of fumes; to steam; to smoke; to
Few chimneys reeking you shall espy.Spenser.
I found me laidMilton.
In balmy sweat, which with his beams the sun
Soon dried, and on the reeking moisture
The coffee rooms reeked with tobacco.Macaulay.
(Reek"y) a. [From 2d Reek; cf. Reechy.]
1. Soiled with smoke or steam; smoky; foul. Shak.
2. Emitting reek. "Reeky fen." Sir W. Scott.