Definitions

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 beverage made by boiling ale with spice and sugar and sops of bread.

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Examples

  • 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.

    Robin Tremayne A Story of the Marian Persecution

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