audit ale

noun

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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The first known use of audit ale was in 1823

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“Audit ale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/audit%20ale. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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