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- n. A beverage made by boiling ale with spice and sugar and sops of bread.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A beverage, formerly made by boiling ale with spice, sugar, and sops of bread.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. beverage formerly made by boiling ale with spice, sugar, and sops of 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.