[ al-uh-ger, ey-luh- ]
/ ˈæl ə gər, ˈeɪ lə- /
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noun British Informal.
vinegar made fromale; sour ale.
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Example sentences from the Web for alegar
Alegar is malt vinegar; the word vinegar was then used only of white wine vinegar.
Johnson, worshipful Sirs: Alegar, of Thorpe, that you have sentenced this morrow.
British Dictionary definitions for alegar
/ (ˈeɪlɪɡə, ˈæ-) /
Word Origin for alegar
C14: from ale + vinegar
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