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Aleberry

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a corruption of ale-bree. A drink made of hot ale, spice, sugar, and toast. Burns speaks of the barley. bree (Anglo-Saxon brin, broth).

Cause an aleberry to be made for her, and put into it powder of camphor.”—The Pathway to Health.

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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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