[ yahrd-uh v-eyl ]
/ ˈyɑrd əvˈeɪl /
a trumpet-shaped glass about 3 feet (1 meter) long with a bulb at the closed end, for serving ale or beer.
the amount contained in such a glass.
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Origin of yard-of-ale
First recorded in 1885–90
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