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Groaning Malt

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A strong ale brewed for the gossips who attend at the birth of a child, and for those who come to offer to a husband congratulations at the auspicious event. A cheese, called the Ken-no, or “groaning cheese,” was also made for the occasion. (See Ken-no.)

Meg Merrilies descended to the kitchen to secure her share of the groaning malt.”—Sir W. Scott: Guy Mannering, chap. iii.

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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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Grin and Bear It (You must)
Grind
Grinders
Grisaille
Grise
Grisilda or Griselda
Grist
Grizel or Grissel
Groaning Cake
Groaning Chair
Groaning Malt
Groat
Grog
Grog Blossoms
Grogram
Groined Ceiling
Grommet, Gromet, Grumet, or Grummet
Grongar Hill
Groom of the Stole
Gross
Grosted or Robert Grosseteste