audit ale


Definition of audit ale

: a strong ale brewed at some English universities, especially at Cambridge and Oxford

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First Known Use of audit ale

1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for audit ale

so called from its original use on the day of audit

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“Audit ale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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