from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One whose occupation is the brewing of ale.
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In other cases the ale-brewer has been supplied with ready-ground coriander seeds, previously mixed with a portion of _nux vomica_ and quassia, to give a bitter taste and narcotic property to the beverage.
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