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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Hull Cheese.
Strong ale, or rather intoxicating cake, like “tipsy cake,” thus described by Taylor, the water-poet: “It is much like a loafe out of a brewer’s basket; it is composed of two simples—mault and water, … and is cousin-germane to the mightiest ale in England. (See vol. ii. of Taylor’s Works.)   1


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