from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of medicated liquor prepared by the infusion of ground-ivy in malt liquor.


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  • "Give me an ale-gill, my good man," he said with a merry voice and simpering manner to the barkeep, "and do tell Kesterin I have come with what he needed," Gord concluded, patting his purse to Indicate the need was money.

    Night Arrant


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