bonailie

noun
bon·​ail·​ie | \ bäˈnāli \
plural -s

Definition of bonailie

Scottish
: a parting drink : stirrup cup

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History and Etymology for 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

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“Bonailie.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bonailie. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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