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noun - plural: alegars

  1. vinegar produced from fermented ale.

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Google previewAn Elementary Dictionary, Or, Cyclopaediae, for the Use of Maltsters, Brewers, Distillers, Rectifiers, Vinegar Manufacturers, and Others (1838)

by George Adolphus Wigney

Alegar. presence of an objectionable quantum of acid, and a deficiency in the full measure of spirit. ALE, a liquor made from malt and hops by infusion, go. in water, and by vinousfernwnlation. Beer in the general acceptation of the ...

Google previewAn elementary dictionary, or cyclopædiæ, for the use of maltsters, brewers [&c.]. (1838)

by George Adolphus Wigney

Alegar. presence of an objectionable quantum of acid, and a deficiency in the full measure of spirit. ALE, a liquor made from malt and hops by infusion, fyc. in water , and by vinous fermentation. Beer in the general acceptation of the term, ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary: A-C (1903)

by Joseph Wright

ALEGAR, sb. Obsol. n.Cy. Cum. Wm. Yks. Lan. Chs. Stf. Der. Not. Lin. Lei. Wor. e. An. Also written allekar Wm.1 ; alliker n.Yks 2 j elliker w.Yks.1; elekar w.Yks.5 ; aliker e.Lan.1 ; allegar Chs.1 s.Chs.1 Stf.1 ; allecar, alle- kur n.Lin.1 Vinegar made ...

Google previewThe Temperance Dictionary ... (1861)

Designed to Present a Condensed Record of Facts and Arguments, in Alphabetical Order, on Topics Relevant to the Temperance Movement; ...

ALEGAR. Sour ale ; from " ale" and " aigre" (French) sour. A word used in various northern counties. Pronounced in "Westmoreland " allkar." In 1595 a license was granted to Mr Francis Anderson, of Newcastle, for the sole browing of ale and ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

Ale-vinegar: alegar is to ale what vinegar is to wine (1881 glossary). Also aleager, alegre; ale + eager; French aigre, sharp, ...

Google previewDictionary of obsolete and provincial English (1857)

by Thomas Wright

Alegar, s. (ale-aigre.) Sour ale, used as vinegar in Cumberland. According to Mr. Hunter, it is ale or beer which has passed through the acetous fermentation, and is used in Yorkshire as a cheap substitute for vinegar.

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1865)

ALEGAR, (ale, and (F.) m'gre, 'sour.') Acetum. ALEHOOF, Glechoma ...

Google previewNew Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary (1996)

by Edy G. Schaffer


Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1866)

by Samuel Johnson, Robert Gordon Latham

Alegar. s. £ from ale, after the analogy of vinegar..] Vinegar from ale or beer; sour beer. For not after consideration can you ascertain what liquor it is you are imbibing; whether Boswell's French wine which you began with, or some of Piozzi's ...

Google previewThe household encyclopædia; or, Family dictionary of everything connected with housekeeping and domestic medicine, by an association of heads of families and men of science (1858)

by Household encyclopaedia

ALEGAR. Alegar is vinegar made by working good ale upon the cuttings of young shoots of vines, unripe grapes, or cheap raisins. ALIMENT is only another name for food. Though originally designed to be a blessing to mankind, as well as ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

ALEGAR, ii. al'é-gdr [ale, and . aigre, sour]: sour ale. ALE: apparently the current name in England for malt liquor in general before the introduction of hops. This took place, according to Johnston (Chemistry of Common Life) as late as the reign ...

Google previewWebster's II New College Dictionary (1999)

by Houghton Mifflin Company, Webster

alegar. liturgical vestment consisting of a long white linen robe with tapered sleeves. al'ba*core al'ba-kor', -kor' n.. pi. albacore or -core*. jPort. albacor < fa. al- bakrah . al. the - bdkr. young camel.' A large marine hsh, Thunnus dlalungii of warm ...

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