noun ale·con·ner \ˈāl-ˌkä-nər\

Definition of aleconner



  1. :  an English town official formerly charged with tasting and testing ale and beer and still a titular official in some communities

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Origin and Etymology of aleconner

ale + conner

First Known Use: 14th century

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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