Aleberry
Aleberry Ale"ber`ry, n. [OE. alebery, alebrey; ale + bre broth, fr. AS. br[=i]w pottage.] A beverage, formerly made by boiling ale with spice, sugar, and sops of bread. [1913 Webster]

Their aleberries, caudles, possets. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]


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  • Aleberry — is a beverage made by boiling ale with spice (such as nutmeg), sugar and bread sops, the last commonly toasted. It is sweetened, strained, and drank hot.Aleberry was often used as a domestic remedy for a cold.References*Grocers *1728 …   Wikipedia

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