Ale - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |eɪl|  American pronunciation of the word ale
Brit.  |eɪl|  British pronunciation of the word ale

noun

- a general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast; in some of the United States an ale is (by law) a brew of more than 4% alcohol by volume

Examples

The bar serves two very different ales.

Word forms

noun
singular: ale
plural: ales
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