audit ale

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

so called from its original use on the day of audit

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 24 May. 2024.

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