Definition of peat-reek in English:

peat-reek

noun

Scottish
  • 1Informal. Highland whisky, especially that (illicitly) distilled over a peat fire and supposedly flavoured with peat-smoke.

  • 2The pungent smoke from a peat fire.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in The Caledonian Mercury. From peat + reek.

Pronunciation

peat-reek

/ˈpiːtriːk/