aleconner

noun
ale·​con·​ner | \ ˈāl-ˌkä-nər \
plural -s

Definition of aleconner

: 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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First Known Use of aleconner

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aleconner

ale + conner

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“Aleconner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aleconner. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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