Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An ale-house. See ale, 4.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Ale; also, an alehouse.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete ale
  • noun obsolete An alehouse.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

A corrupt form arising from the older "at þen ale".

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