(English history) a local official appointed to examine the measure and quality of ale, beer, and bread
Mateo [mah-te-aw] /mɑˈtɛ ɔ/ (Show IPA), 1547?–1610, Spanish novelist. Miguel [mee-gel] /miˈgɛl/ (Show IPA), 1902–1983, president of Mexico 1946–52. Historical Examples Instantly, and with ready adaptability to the customs of the country, we all shouted at the top of our voices, aleman! The ‘Ayesha’ being the adventures of the landing squad of the ‘Emden’ Hellmuth […]
- Aleman lacayo
Jose Arnoldo [hoh-zey ahr-nohl-doh] /hoʊˈzeɪ ɑrˈnoʊl doʊ/ (Show IPA), born 1946, president of Nicaragua 1997–2002.
a North American fish, Alosa pseudoharengus, resembling a small shad. a woman who owns or operates an alehouse. Historical Examples They went into the tavern and the alewife set her best brew before them, and presently slipped out to seek her gossips. Long Will Florence Converse There be espiers set in every lane and the […]
. Historical Examples “I’ll bet you a guinea I’ve drunk better,” said I, with the aleyard at my lips. The Yeoman Adventurer George W. Gough