from The Century Dictionary.
- noun beverage formerly made by boiling ale with spice, sugar, and sops of bread.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A beverage, formerly made by boiling ale with spice, sugar, and sops of bread.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
beveragemade by boiling alewith spiceand sugarand sopsof bread.
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Aldgate, and see what all the tumult had been; so away he went, while the others rested and talked, and ate ale-brew [ale and bread, sometimes called aleberry] and spiced cake; and Kate was wonderfully pleased with the baby.