aledraper

noun

obsolete
: an alehouse keeper

Word History

Etymology

ale + draper (as in linen draper)

First Known Use

1655, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aledraper was in 1655

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“Aledraper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aledraper. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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