Definition of Reekie
1. smoky [adj REEKIER, REEKIEST] - See also: smoky
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Literary usage of Reekie
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Glimpses of Three Coasts by Helen Hunt Jackson (1886)
"GLINTS IN AULD reekie. As soon as one comes to know Edinburgh, he feels a gratitude to that old -gentleman of Fife who is said to have invented the ..."
2. Scottish Notes and Queries by John Malcolm Bulloch (1894)
"as one of our greatest lards calls this city,--or Auld reekie, as it is called by the natives, thereby still remembering the olden times, and taking no heed ..."
3. The Life and Times of Joseph Gould: Struggles of the Early Canadian Settlers by W. H. Higgins (1887)
"... 1816-17—• Purdy's milldam—First settlers—Brock—1817—Surveyed—First settlers—Statistics —Quality of soil—James reekie—" King of Brock "—Col. ..."