Sentence Examples


  • His diet was starting one ale early.
  • Thomas Fuller writing in 1662 mentions lead, malt and ale as the chief products of the county, and the Buxton waters were already famous in his day.
  • The chief drinks were ale and mead.
  • ALE-CONNER, an officer appointed yearly at the court-leet of ancient English manors for the assize of ale and ale-measures.
  • In England a parish-ale or feast was always held after the perambulation, which assured its popularity, and in Henry VIII.'s reign the occasion had become an excuse for so much revelry that it attracted the condemnation of a preacher who declared "these solemne and accustomable processions and supplications be nowe growen into a right foule and detestable abuse."
 

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