How Do You Spell ALE?

Correct spelling for the English word "ale" is [ˈeɪ_l], [ˈe͡ɪl], [ˈe‍ɪl]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Plural form of ALE is ALES

Definition of ALE

  1. [=a]l, n. a beverage made from an infusion of malt by fermentation: a festival, so called from the liquor drunk.--ns. ALE'BERRY, a beverage made from ale; ALE'CONNER, an ale-taster, a civic officer appointed to test the quality of the ale brewed--A.S. cunnere, a trier; ALE'-HOUSE, a house in which ale is sold. [A.S. alu; Ice. öl.]

Common Misspellings for ALE

Below is the list of 554 misspellings for the word "ale".

Usage Examples for ALE

  1. So great was the interest and curiosity which Harry inspired, that people even smiled upon his servant, and took Gumbo aside and treated him with ale and cold meat, in order to get news of the young Virginian. - "The Virginians" by William Makepeace Thackeray
  2. " That's all right," said Drysdale; " and now let's go to the old 'Choughs' and have a glass of ale while supper is getting ready. - "Tom Brown at Oxford" by Thomas Hughes
  3. I pretended alarm, and then said, 'Oh, you'll stand by me, ' and treated him to ale. - "The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete" by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  4. Everywhere flags were flying, bells and music sounding, wine and ale flowing in rivers to the health of him whose return was the return of peace, of law, and of freedom. - "The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  5. Let us have a jug of the same ale as he is drinking. - "Tom Brown at Oxford" by Thomas Hughes

What does ale stand for?

Abbreviation ALE means:

  1. Alcohol Law Enforcement
  2. Advanced Learning Environment