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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).
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(Reich,) Reych, n. (? = later dial. reegh an artificially enclosed stretch of water, a small dock or harbour, as the reegh of Leith (1825). SND conjectures f. *reethe, cognate with Red(e n.3 3 (SND, s.v. Ree n.1 2).) — 1496 Treas. Acc. I 290.
To will Merymowth, to cary the knapholt in his bote oure the reych, xij s.

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