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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Aleberry,
 
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).   1
        “Cause an aleberry to be made for her, and put into it powder of camphor.”—The Pathway to Health.
 


 AleAle-dagger (An). 

 
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