Aleconner meaning

(historical, UK) An officer appointed yearly at the leet of ancient English communities to ensure the goodness and wholesomeness of bread, ale, and beer.
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(historical, UK) One of the officers chosen by the liverymen of London, England for the sinecure of inspecting the measures used in public houses.
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Origin of aleconner

  • ale + con, Old English cunnen to test, Anglo-Saxon cunnian to test. See con and -er.

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