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British Dictionary definitions for atholl brose

Atholl brose

  1. Scot a mixture of whisky and honey left to ferment before consumption
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Word Origin

C19: after Atholl, a district of central Scotland
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  • Hecate's forefinger mixes it in a quaich with mountain-dew—and that is Atholl-brose?

    Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2)

    John Wilson