ALES

Noun

ales

plural of ale

Anagrams

• ASLE, ELAS, Elsa, LAEs, LEAs, SEAL, Sale, Salé, Seal, Sela, aels, lase, leas, sale, seal

Source: Wiktionary


ALE

Ale, n. Etym: [AS. ealu, akin to Icel., Sw., and Dan. öl, Lith. alus a kind of beer, OSlav. ol beer. Cf. Ir. ol drink, drinking.]

1. An intoxicating liquor made from an infusion of malt by fermentation and the addition of a bitter, usually hops.

Note: The word ale, in England and the United States, usually designates a heavier kind of fermented liquor, and the word beer a lighter kind. The word beer is also in common use as the generic name for all malt liquors.

2. A festival in English country places, so called from the liquor drunk. "At wakes and ales." B. Jonson."On ember eves and holy ales." Shak.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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