alegar

[ al-uh-ger, ey-luh- ]
/ ˈæl ə gər, ˈeɪ lə- /

noun British Informal.

vinegar made from ale; sour ale.

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Origin of alegar

First recorded in 1535–45; ale + (vin)egar
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Example sentences from the Web for alegar

  • Johnson, worshipful Sirs: Alegar, of Thorpe, that you have sentenced this morrow.

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British Dictionary definitions for alegar

alegar
/ (ˈeɪlɪɡə, ˈæ-) /

noun

malt vinegar

Word Origin for alegar

C14: from ale + vinegar
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