- emit smoke
- (of a fire) send smoke into a room
- emit a strong smell (e.g. urine on clothes)
- stench ☞ “My whit a reek wi that owld cloot!”
- reek-hole hole in the roof of the old Orkney house through which the smoke passed
- reekie brae
There are several such placenames in Orkney where fires were lit to send smoke signals e.g. to request a ferry. (e.g Reekie Brae on Copinsay).