noun bon·ail·ie \bäˈnāli\

Definition of bonailie




  1. :  a parting drink :  stirrup cup

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Origin and Etymology of bonailie

Middle English (Scottish dialect), alteration (influenced by Middle French bon good) of Middle French bien alee parting felicitation, gift, or repast, from bien (from Latin bene, adverb of bonus good) + alee, from feminine of alé, past participle of aler to go — more at bounty, alley

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a brief usually trivial fact

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