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Adam’s Ale

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Water as a beverage; from the supposition that Adam had nothing but water to drink. In Scotland water for a beverage is called Adam’s Wine.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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