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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).

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

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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