gyle

noun

ˈgī(ə)l
variants or gail
ˈgā(ə)l
plural -s
1
: wort in the process of fermentation added to a stout or ale
2
: the beer produced at one brewing : brewing sense 3

Word History

Etymology

Middle English gyle, from Middle Dutch gijl, from gīlen to boil, ferment

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“Gyle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gyle. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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